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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Mills, Robert Millsnoun

    United States architect who was the presidentially appointed architect of Washington D.C. (1781-1855)


  1. millsverb

    third person singular present tense of the verb to mill

  2. Millsnoun

    An English and Scottish occupational surname for mill owners and workers.

  3. Millsnoun

    An Irish habitational surname, an anglicization of an Mhuilinn.

  4. Millsnoun

    A male given name transferred from the surname

  5. Millsnoun

    A locale in the United States. A town in Wyoming. An unincorporated community in Kentucky; named for postmaster Isaac Mills. An unincorporated community in Nebraska; named for a local gristmill. An unincorporated community in New Mexico; named for rancher and politician Melvin Whitson Mills. An unincorporated community in Utah.


  1. mills

    Mills generally refer to factories or manufacturing facilities where raw materials are processed and transformed into goods such as paper, steel, textiles, and flour. The term 'mill' can also refer to a type of machinery used to grind or crush materials into smaller pieces, as in a grinding mill or a milling machine. Moreover, in real estate, a mill refers to a measure used to calculate property taxes.


  1. Mills

    Mills is a town in Natrona County, Wyoming, United States. It is part of the Casper, Wyoming Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 3,461 at the 2010 census.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. MILLS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Mills is ranked #182 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Mills surname appeared 151,942 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 52 would have the surname Mills.

    77.5% or 117,755 total occurrences were White.
    16.7% or 25,481 total occurrences were Black.
    2.3% or 3,540 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2% or 3,130 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.8% or 1,246 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 775 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mills in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mills in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of mills in a Sentence

  1. Alex Mould:

    The Atta Mills is a much better design.

  2. Jeffias Moyo:

    I bought a generator which I alternate between grinding mills, but I cannot survive, this thing requires a lot of fuel.

  3. Zhao Yu:

    Mills did not earn heavily last year but were still profitable, as long as there is profit, mills will raise their utilization rates.

  4. Richard Lu:

    Mills should be able to afford the investment of environmental equipment since profit margins of steelmaking are at a historical high level.

  5. Gina Rinehart:

    This is a truly momentous occasion as we receive the first vessel alongside the Roy Hill wharf and the first of our high grade product is loaded for the steel mills of Asia.

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