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Comments about Million:
According to Herodotus, 300 is the number of ancient Spartans resisting one million Persian invaders during the Battle of Thermopylae.
Estimates in 2015 put the number of unauthorized immigrants at 11 million, representing 3.4% of the total U.S. population.
As Florida's population has continued to grow, so has the number of voters, with 13,013,657 registered to cast ballots in the primaries. By comparison, 12.37 million were registered to vote in the 2016 primaries, and 11.8 million were registered to vote in the 2014 primaries.
The Powerball Numbers (white) for Dec. 26: 5-25-38-52-67. Winner of $298 million jackpot.
A car number plate bearing only the number ‘1’ sold for £7.1million at a charity auction in the United Arab Emirates in February, 2008
In the UK, a billion used to be a million million (1,000,000,000,000). But the US decided a billion should be a thousand million (1,000,000,000). And they’re bigger than us, so they won. So… a billion. It’s the number of people there were in the whole world in the year 1800 (there are seven billion now). It’s the number of bacteria cells you’d find in a single teaspoon of soil (most of them are harmless though). And is $1 billion a lot of money? Not if you’re criminal Pablo Escobar. Rats ate $1 billion of his money every year and he didn’t even notice.
n. & adj. (pl. Same or (in sense 2) -s) (in sing. Prec. By a or one) 1 thousand thousand. 2 (in pl.) Colloq. Very large number. 3 million pounds or dollars. millionth adj. & n. [french, probably from italian mille thousand]