An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (lasting a thousand years)
a. thousand-year-old
Los habitantes de la región luchan por conservar sus tradiciones milenarias.The inhabitants of the region are fighting to keep their thousand-year-old traditions.
2. (antique)
a. ancient
Se encontró un tesoro milenario en una reciente excavación arqueológica.An ancient treasure was found in a recent archaeological excavation.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
3. (a thousand years)
a. millennium
El pasado viernes se celebró el milenario de la fundación de la ciudad.Last Friday, the millennium of the founding of the city was celebrated.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (antiguo)
a. ancient
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. millennium
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(de mil años) thousand-year-old; (antiquísimo) ancient; age-old;
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