Word:

Mile

Pronunciation: mīl
n.1.A certain measure of distance, being equivalent in England and the United States to 320 poles or rods, or 5,280 feet.
Geographical mile
one sixtieth of a degree of a great circle of the earth, or 6080.27 feet.
Mile run
Same as Train mile. See under Train.
Roman mile
a thousand paces, equal to 1,614 yards English measure.
Statute mile
a mile conforming to statute, that is, in England and the United States, a mile of 5,280 feet, as distinguished from any other mile.
Noun1.mile - a unit of length equal to 1760 yards
2.mile - a unit of length used in navigation; equivalent to the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude; 1,852 meters
3.mile - a large distance; "he missed by a mile"
4.mile - a former British unit of length once used in navigation; equivalent to 1828.8 meters (6000 feet)
Synonyms: sea mile
5.mile - a British unit of length equivalent to 1,853.18 meters (6,082 feet)
6.mile - an ancient Roman unit of length equivalent to 1620 yards
Synonyms: Roman mile
7.mile - a Swedish unit of length equivalent to 10 km
Synonyms: Swedish mile
8.mile - a footrace extending one mile; "he holds the record in the mile"

MILE, measure. A length of a thousand paces, or seventeen hundred and sixty yards, or five thousand two hundred and eighty feet. It contains eight furlongs, every furlong being forty poles, and each pole sixteen feet six inches. 2 Stark. R. 89.

large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity
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