Definition of Gillion

1. Cardinal numeral. (rare) A thousand million, proposed as an alternative to the (now little used) British '''milliard''' and the (ambiguous, in the UK) US '''billion'''. ¹



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Definition of Gillion

1. a thousand million [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gillion

gillespite
gillet
gillets
gillhouse
gillhouses
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gilli-flowers
gillian
gillie
gillie gilly
gillied
gillies
gilliflower
gilliflowers
gilling
gillion (current term)
gillions
gillless
gillnet
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gillnetted
gillnetter
gillnetters
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gills
gillulyite
gilly
gilly-flower
gilly-flowers
gillyflower

Literary usage of Gillion

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1. Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1901)
"In Warwickshire, Mab-led (pronounced mob-led) signifies led astray by a Will o' the wisp. It had the title also of Gyl burnt tayle, or gillion a burnt tail« ..."

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