What is million?

  • (adj): (in Roman numerals, M written with a macron over it) denoting a quantity consisting of 1,000,000 items or units.
    Synonyms: a million
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Million

One million (1,000,000) or one thousand thousand, is the natural number following 999,999 and preceding 1,000,001. The word is derived from the early Italian millione (milione in modern Italian), from mille, "thousand", plus the augmentative suffix -one.

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Guangzhou
... As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 12.78 million ... Pearl River Delta Mega City built up area as high as 40 million including Shenzhen (10.36 million), Dongguan (8.22 million) and most parts of Foshan (7.19 million), Jiangmen (4.45 million), Zhongshan (3.12 ...
Silicon Graphics - History - Final Bankruptcy and Acquisition By Rackable Systems
... from NASDAQ, as its market value had been below the minimum $35 million requirement for 10 consecutive trading days, and also did not meet NASDAQ's ... substantially all of its assets to Rackable Systems for $25 million ... The sale, ultimately for $42.5 million, was finalized on May 11, 2009 at the same time, Rackable announced their adoption of "Silicon Graphics International" as their ...
Demographics Of Kazakhstan - Demographic Trends
... the last census from January 1999 (slightly less than 15 million) ... The population of Kazakhstan increased steadily from 6.1 million in the 1939 census to 16.5 million in the 1989 census ... that the population continued to increase after 1989, peaking out at 17 million in 1993 and then declining to 15 million in the 1999 census ...
Uzbek Language - Number of Speakers
... In the CIS countries, there are about 34.7 million people who speak dialects of Uzbek ... In Uzbekistan, 25 million people speak Uzbek as their native language ... There are about 1.2 million speakers in Tajikistan, 3 million in Afghanistan, 500,000 in Pakistan, 850,096 in Kyrgyzstan, 500,017 in Kazakhstan, and 450,333 in Turkmenistan ...
Paul Allen - Sports - Portland Trail Blazers
... team in 1988 from California real estate developer Larry Weinberg for $70 million ... The Blazers are valued at approximately $300 million according to a 2006 issue of Forbes ... of the Blazers since 2006, which he estimated would lose $100 million over the next three years ...

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