Chiefly British The cardinal number equal to 109. (noun)
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Use "milliard" in a sentence
"One point two billion pounds. (that's a uk billion - one million million, not a us billion correctly called a milliard)."
"FWIW, the word 'milliard' means billion in French."
"The synonyms architectural and western are almost always used instead of architectonic and occidental. other examples being petroleum (excepting technical use and OPEC) and milliard."