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English Dictionary: Million by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
million
adj
  1. (in Roman numerals, M written with a macron over it) denoting a quantity consisting of 1,000,000 items or units
n
  1. the number that is represented as a one followed by 6 zeros
    Synonym(s): million, 1000000, one thousand thousand, meg
  2. a very large indefinite number (usually hyperbole); "there were millions of flies"
    Synonym(s): million, billion, trillion, zillion, jillion, gazillion
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Million \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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