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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Million \Mil"lion\ (m[i^]l"y[u^]n), n. [F., from LL. millio, fr. L. mille a thousand. See Mile.] 1. The number of ten hundred thousand, or a thousand thousand, -- written 1,000,000. See the Note under Hundred. [1913 Webster] 2. A very great number; an indefinitely large number. [1913 Webster] Millions of truths that a man is not concerned to know. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 3. The mass of common people; -- with the article the. [1913 Webster] For the play, I remember, pleased not the million. --Shak. [1913 Webster]