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Definition of Billion

billion
Milliard Mil`liard", n. [F., from mille, mil, thousand, L. mille.] A thousand millions; -- called also billion. See Billion.
Billion
Billion Bil"lion, n. [F. billion, arbitrarily formed fr. L. bis twice, in imitation of million a million. See Million.] 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 from wikipedia

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