n. span of one thousand years; thousandth anniversary
The year 2000 and the third millennium is a fantastic stepping stone in the evolution of the human species.
Sentence in Classic:
The twins pranced behind, feeling that the millennium was at hand, for everyone was so busy with the newcomers that they were left to revel at their own sweet will, and you may be sure they made the most of the opportunity.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
My mother used to tell me of a millennium that was coming, when Christ should reign, and all men should be free and happy.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context