thousand one

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • (US) thousand one, one thousand one, a thousand one
  • (UK) thousand and one, one thousand and one, a thousand and one
  • Arabic numerals: 1001. Roman numerals: MI


thousand one

  1. (US) One thousand plus one.
  2. (informal) The ordinality of an element whose predecessor is thousandth; usually called thousand-first (US) or thousand-and-first (UK) but sometimes number thousand one (US) or number thousand and one (UK).
  3. (informal) A great number.
    I have a thousand and one things to do today.


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