Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Dy 09/28/15 Chiliad

Chiliad (noun)
chiliad [kil-ee-ad]


noun
1. a group of 1000.
2. a period of 1000 years.

Origin: 1590-1600; < Late Latin chīliad- (stem of chīlias) < Greek, equivalent to chī́li(oi) 1000 + -ad- -ad

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