Billion

Pronunciation: /ˈbɪl yən/ ?

A billion is 1,000,000,000 or 109.[1]

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  1. billion. Note: The meaning of billion given for British English in this definition is archaic. Billion in British English now means 10^9.. http://wordnet.princeton.edu/. WordNet. Princeton University. (Accessed: 2011-01-08). http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=billion&sub=Search+WordNet&o2=&o0=1&o7=&o5=&o1=1&o6=&o4=&o3=&h=.

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2010-01-04: Added "References" (McAdams, David.)
2008-07-01: Updated to outdated definition of British billion (McAdams, David.)
2008-06-28: Added 'click to see' buttons (McAdams, David.)
2008-04-18: Initial version (McAdams, David.)

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