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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... 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 ...
... 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 ... the population continued to increase after 1989, peaking out at 17 million in 1993 and then declining to 15 million in the 1999 census ...
... 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 alternative requirements of a minimum stockholders' equity of $2.5 ... that it would sell 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 global name and ...
... NBA 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 ... assistance in the financing of the Blazers since 2006, which he estimated would lose $100 million over the next three years ...
... As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 12.78 million ... place the population of the entire 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 ...
More definitions of "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
Famous quotes containing the word million:
“Our system of government, in spite of Vietnam, Cambodia, CIA, Watergate, is still the best system of government on earth. And the greatest resource of all are the 215 million Americans who still have within us the strength, the character, the intelligence, the experience, the patriotism, the idealism, the compassion, the sense of brotherhood on which we can rely in the future to restore the greatness to our country.”
—Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.)
“Mister Ward, dont yur blud bile at the thawt that three million and a half of your culled brethren air a clanking their chains in the South?Sez I, not a bile! Let em clank!”
—Artemus Ward (18341867)
“The ancestral deed is thought and done,
And in a million Edens fall
A million Adams drowned in darkness,
For small is great and great is small,
And a blind seed all.”
—Edwin Muir (18871959)