MEANING: noun:
1. A period of a thousand years.
2. A group of 1000.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin chilias, from Greek chilioi (thousand). Earliest documented use: 1598.

CHILI AD - commercial notice in the Santiago Times

CHOLI-AD - doctors pushing for Gall Bladder surgery

CHE-ILIAD - Cuban revolutionary conquers Troy - read all about it!