from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British The cardinal number equal to 109.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. 109, a thousand millions.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A thousand millions; -- usually called billion in the United States. See billion.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A thousand millions: as, a milliard of francs.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a billion
French, from Old French milliart, from milion, million; see million.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French milliard. (Wiktionary)