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Definition of Thousand


  1. The number of ten hundred; a collection or sum consisting of ten times one hundred units or objects.
  2. Hence, indefinitely, a great number.
  3. A symbol representing one thousand units; as, 1,000, M or CI/.
  4. Consisting of ten hundred; being ten times one hundred.
  5. Hence, consisting of a great number indefinitely.

Thousand Quotations

One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives. - Euripides
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.

It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.

There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.
Washington Irving

Better than a thousand hollow words, is one word that brings peace.

If you have ten thousand regulations you destroy all respect for the law.
Winston Churchill
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Thousand Translations

thousand in Afrikaans is duisend
thousand in Danish is tusinde
thousand in Dutch is duizend
thousand in Finnish is tuhat
thousand in German is tausend
thousand in Italian is mille
thousand in Norwegian is tusen
thousand in Portuguese is mil
thousand in Spanish is mil
thousand in Swedish is tusen, tusental

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