What is thousand?

  • (adj): Denoting a quantity consisting of 1,000 items or units.
    Synonyms: a thousand, one thousand, 1000, m, k
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Some articles on thousand, thousands:

Taixu - Buddhist Modernism
... these numbers to include only twenty thousand monastics five thousand students, twelve thousand bodhisattva monastics, and three thousand elders ... Of the twelve thousand bodhisattva monastics, five thousand should be spreading the Dharma through public preaching and teaching, three thousand serving as ... this earthly world transformed into a pure land by the dedication and sacrificial hard work of thousands of average bodhisattvas who were mindful of ...
Ethnic Minorities In Poland - Demography - Silesians
... census, Silesian nationality was declared by 809 thousand responders out of 5 million in the region, including 362 thousand who declared it as their only nationality, 418 thousand who ...
James H. Mc Clintock - Federal Government Service
... When he became' incumbent the income of the office was twenty-eight thousand dollars annually ... to a democrat, October 1, 1914, the income had increased to one hundred and twenty thousand, showing something of the growth of the city ... building, erected at a cost of one hundred and seventy thousand dollars ...
Thousand Cranes
... Thousand Cranes (千羽鶴, Senbazuru?) is a 1952 novel by Japanese author Yasunari Kawabata ... The novel is divided into five episodes "Thousand Cranes", "A Grove in the Evening Sun", "Figured Shino", "Her Mother's Lipstick" and "Double Star" ...
Thousand Buddha Mountain - History
... A temple, called the Thousand Buddha Temple (Qianfosi) was founded at the foot of the hill ... hill was renamed after the temple into "Thousand Buddha Mountain" ... name of Lishan Road, the major avenue which runs through Jinan towards the Thousand Buddha Mountain in north-south direction ...

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Famous quotes containing the word thousand:

    A fair lady’s smile is worth more than a thousand ounces of gold.
    Chinese proverb.

    Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil, and you’re a thousand miles from the corn field.
    Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890–1969)

    Before printing was discovered, a century was equal to a thousand years.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)