Mil"lion (?), n. [F., from LL. millio, fr. L. mille a thousand. See Mile.]

1.

The number of ten hundred thousand, or a thousand thousand, -- written 1,000, 000. See the Note under Hundred

2.

A very great number; an indefinitely large number.

Millions of truths that a man is not concerned to know. Locke.

3.

The mass of common people; -- with the article the.

For the play, I remember, pleased not the million. Shak.

 

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