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nounPlural millennia, Plural millenniums
1(thousand years)milenio masculine
- The military history of ancient Egypt spanned three millennia, spanning the Stone, Bronze, and Iron Ages.
- Some of her archaeologist husband's finds can be seen in the museum, which is a must if you want to grasp the sophistication of Syrian art and civilisation of the two millenniums before Christ.
- Lastly, the hatred and contempt of the past two millennia add a formidable barrier to authentic communication.
- On the other hand, it is also rather weak on the later centuries of the first millennium of the Christian era.
- However, there are records of a similar nature written down by disparate civilizations over the last three millennia.
- However, the second millennium of Christianity was one marked by deep and painful divisions.
- Although the area is rife with archaeological finds spanning millennia, neglect has deterred visitors.
- The last two decades are believed to be the warmest of the past millennium, and temperature rises in the last few years point to hotter times ahead.
- At the beginning of the first millennium of the Christian era, synagogues were all-purpose buildings for assembly in village and town.
- What does an Oriental seer, born in the middle of the first millennium before Christ among historical circumstances and a culture so different from our own, have to offer such very modern thinkers?
- Born in the last year of the Victorian era, she lived to see in the new millennium after a century of turbulence and profound social change.
- We are now entering the third millennium and we are about to collide with a post-modern, post-Christian world.
- The first millennium was the first era when most of the world was settled, and the first time immigration and travel created a robust communication network.
- The new millennium was marked by special awards.
- The last millennium still had a couple years to go.
- Even something as monumental as the birth of a new millennium couldn't in the end live up to all of the hype.
- For the first millennium of Christianity, the college as we know it did not exist.
- There can be no better time to have a wildly optimistic outlook than at the birth of a new millennium.
- Archaeological evidence dating back to the third millennium B.C.E. indicates that the main island probably was settled by Sumerians.
- Many, many people in the last two millenniums got into my way.
2Biblethe millennium — el milenio
- Constantine's conversion had been very welcome, but had not introduced the millennium.
- But we discover that the commission given in Matthew 28: 18-20 was for their ministry in the millennium.
- They viewed the Civil War as the beginning of the ‘wars and rumors of wars’ that were prophesied would proceed the millennium.
- It takes its name from the early Christians' anticipation of Christ's Second Coming, to be followed by a millennium, or thousand-year reign of peace and tranquillity.
- They expect to usher in the millennium before Christ's return.
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