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  1. a British unit of length equivalent to 1,853.18 meters (6,082 feet) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a unit of length used in navigation; equivalent to the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude; 1,852 meters Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a unit of length equal to 1760 yards Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a large distance; "he missed by a mile" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a footrace extending one mile; "he holds the record in the mile" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. a Swedish unit of length equivalent to 10 km Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. an ancient Roman unit of length equivalent to 1620 yards Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. a former British unit of length once used in navigation; equivalent to 1828.8 meters (6000 feet) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. A certain measure of distance, being equivalent in England and the United States to 320 poles or rods, or 5,280 feet. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. A measure of length varying in different countries; as, the English mile, in use in the United States, contains 1,760 yards; the geographical or nautical mile, 2,029 yards. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. 1760 yards. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. Measure of 1760 yards. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. A measure of distance: 5,280 feet. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. A measure of surface: 640 acres. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. A measure of length or distance, the English or statute mile being 1760 yards, and the English geographical mile one-sixtieth of a degree of latitude, or about 2.025 yards. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. An Eng. measure of length or distance of 1760 yards-also called the statute mile, from having been incidentally defined in a statute of Queen Elizabeth; a measure of length differing widely in European countries. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  17. a Roman measure of length, equal to 1618 English yards --4854 feet, or about nine-tenths of an English mile. It is only once noticed in the Bible, ( Matthew 5:41 ) the usual method of reckoning both in the New Testament and in Josephus being by the stadium. The mile of the Jews is said to have been of two kinds, long or short, dependent on the length of the pace, which varied in different parts, the long pace being double the length of the short one. biblestudytools.com
  18. (from Lat. mille, "a thousand;" Matthew 5:41 ), a Roman measure of 1,000 paces of 5 feet each. Thus the Roman mile has 1618 yards, being 142 yards shorter than the English mile. biblestudytools.com
  19. Traditional distance measure. Currently used only in a few countries, such as the US. One mile equals 1609.34 meters, 8 furlongs, 80 surveyor's chains, 320 rods, 1760 yards, or 5280 feet. thelawdictionary.org
  20. m[=i]l, n. 1760 yards.--ns. MILE'AGE, length in miles: (U.S.) compensation for expense of travel reckoned by the mile; MIL'ER, something the length of a mile; MILE'STONE, a stone set up to mark the distance of a mile. [A.S. mil; Fr. mille; both a contr. of L. mille passuum, a thousand paces.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  21. Unit of lineal measure, in England now 1,760 yards (orig. Roman measure of 1000 paces, about 1618 yards); geographical, nautical, m., one minute of great circle of earth, fixed by British Admiralty at 6,080 feet; race extending over a m. milestone, pillar set up on road to mark mm. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  22. not a hundred mm. from, in or at or close to (used like asterisked names to give a definite under the semblance of a vague indication). Concise Oxford Dictionary
  23. n. [Anglo-Saxon, Latin] A certain measure of distance, being equivalent to 320 rods or 5280 feet. Cabinet Dictionary

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