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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Millen’nium
 
means simply a thousand years. (Latin, mille annus.) In Rev. XX. 2 it is said that an angel bound Satan a thousand years, and in verse 4 we are told of certain martyrs who will come to life again, and “reign with Christ a thousand years.” “This,” says St. John, “is the first resurrection;” and this is what is meant by the millennium.   1
 


 Mills of God grind slowly (The).Miller. 

 
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