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
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   2. A very great number; an indefinitely large number.
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            Millions of truths that a man is not concerned to
            know.                                 --Locke.
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   3. The mass of common people; -- with the article the.
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            For the play, I remember, pleased not the million.
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