gillion

<unit> /gil'y*n/ or /jil'y*n/ (From giga- by analogy with mega/million and tera/trillion) 10^9.

Same as an American billion or a British "milliard". How one pronounces this depends on whether one speaks giga- with a hard or soft "g".

[Jargon File]

Last updated: 1995-03-17

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