• (British) IPA: /ˈmɪlɪɑːd/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈmɪliɑɹd/

milliard (plural milliards)

  1. cln en (now rare) 109, a thousand (times a) million. (Now generally replaced by the short scale billion.) [from 18th c.]
    • 1977, Alistair Horne, A Savage War of Peace, New York Review Books 2006, p. 155:
      For the coming year France would contribute 80 milliard francs ($200 million) to the Algerian budget [...].

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