millennium


Definition of Millennium

  • A time period of thousand years is called a Millennium.

More about Millennium

  • Millennium is derived from the Latin word “mille” means “thousand” and “annum” means “year”.
  • ‘Millennia’ is the plural of Millennium.

Example of Millennium

  • The time period from January 1, 2000 to December 31, 2999 is equivalent to one millennium.

Solved Example on Millennium

How many years are there in three millennia?
Choices:
A. 3000 years
B. 300 years
C. 30 years
D. 3 years
Correct Answer: A
Solution:
Step 1: Millennium is a span of thousand years.
Step 2: Three millennia = 3 × 1000 = 3000 years.

Related Terms for Millennium

  • Century
  • Decade
  • Period
  • Time
  • Thousand