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 Meanings and Examples of MILLION
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million
 n.  the number that is represented as a one followed by 6 zeros; 1,000,000
 a.  amounting to a very great number
Classic Sentence: (146 in 10 pages)
1  The rolling foothill country of north Georgia was plowed in a million curves to keep the rich earth from washing down into the river bottoms.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
2  When I first met you, I thought: There is a girl in a million.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
3  It was said that he was at the head of a combine worth more than a million dollars, with Wilmington as its headquarters for the purpose of buying blockade goods on the docks.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
4  I hope it blows you to a million pieces.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
5  I have got close to half a million.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
6  The state-owned railroad had once been an asset to the state but now it was a liability and its debts had piled up to the million mark.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
7  Mrs. Tarleton had a brood mare and a colt and was as happy as though she had a million dollars.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVII
8  She waded down stilly cloisters between burnt stump and icy oak, through drifts marked with a million hieroglyphics of rabbit and mouse and bird.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
9  From them she got the same confused desire which the million other women felt; the same determination to be class-conscious without discovering the class of which she was to be conscious.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
10  Yes, sir, there'd be two million fully equipped Spanish soldiers fighting with us in France in one month now.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
11  The universe is finished; the copestone is on, and the chips were carted off a million years ago.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2. The Carpet-Bag.
12  The moon was coming up, and its mystic shimmer was casting a million lights across the distant, restless water.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In IX
13  The water of the Gulf stretched out before her, gleaming with the million lights of the sun.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXXIX
14  It employed thirty thousand men; it supported directly two hundred and fifty thousand people in its neighborhood, and indirectly it supported half a million.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 3
15  For one thing, there was the economic crisis, the million or two of men who had been out of work in the spring and summer, and were not yet all back, by any means.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 27
Example Sentence: (140 in 10 pages)
16  Half a million people held a mass protest against racism last night.
17  Imagine that you have just won a million pounds.
18  Open-sea fish lay several million eggs each breeding season.
19  Each year more than two million household injuries need medical attention.
20  Our company grossed over four million last year.
21  More than six million youngsters tune in to Blockbusters every day.
22  At the peak of its popularity in the late nineties, the band sold ten million albums a year.
23  The house is insured for two million pounds.
24  Three million dollars was set aside.
25  The fossils may be a million years old.
26  The purchase price figures out at about two million dollars.
27  The population of this city is in the neighbourhood of three million.
28  The hurricane demage was assessed at three million dollars.
29  An anonymous businesswoman donated one million dollars to the charity.
30  The chances are a million to one against being struck by lightning.