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Definitions of mile:

  • noun:   a footrace extending one mile
    Example: "He holds the record in the mile"
  • noun:   a unit of length equal to 1760 yards
  • noun:   a Swedish unit of length equivalent to 10 km
  • noun:   an ancient Roman unit of length equivalent to 1620 yards
  • noun:   a large distance
    Example: "He missed by a mile"
  • noun:   a unit of length used in navigation; equivalent to the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude; 1,852 meters
  • noun:   a former British unit of length once used in navigation; equivalent to 1828.8 meters (6000 feet)
  • noun:   a British unit of length equivalent to 1,609.34 meters (5,280 feet)
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #70025)


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