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Billion - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Billion' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Billion [ n.]
- According to the French and American method of numeration, a thousand millions, or 1,000,000,000; according to the English method, a million millions, or 1,000,000,000,000. See Numeration.

Meaning of 'Billion' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . billion [ n]
Meaning (1):
- a very large indefinite number (usually hyperbole)
Example in sentence:
  • there were millions of flies