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Definition of Miles

Mile
Mile Mile, n. [AS. m[=i]l, fr. L. millia, milia; pl. of mille a thousand, i. e., milia passuum a thousand paces. Cf. Mill the tenth of a cent, Million.] A certain measure of distance, being equivalent in England and the United States to 320 poles or rods, or 5,280 feet. Note: The distance called a mile varies greatly in different countries. Its length in yards is, in Norway, 12,182; in Brunswick, 11,816; in Sweden, 11,660; in Hungary, 9,139; in Switzerland, 8,548; in Austria, 8,297; in Prussia, 8,238; in Poland, 8,100; in Italy, 2,025; in England and the United States, 1,760; in Spain, 1,552; in the Netherlands, 1,094. Geographical, or Nautical 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.

Meaning of Miles from wikipedia

- such as miles per hour or miles per gallon, continue to be universally abbreviated as mph and mpg, respectively. The modern English word mile derives...
- Miles is the plural of mile. Miles may also refer to: Miles (given name) Miles (surname) Miles, Iowa, a city Miles, North Carolina, an unincorporated community...
- Alonso. Miles Morales first appeared in Ultimate Fallout #4 (August 2011), following the death of Peter Parker. An Afro-Latino teenager, Miles is the second...
- of that period. Miles Dewey Davis III was born on May 26, 1926, to an affluent African-American family in Alton, Illinois, fifteen miles north of St. Louis...
- Miles! Miles! Miles! is an album by Miles Davis, released exclusively in ****an in 1993. It contains recordings from the October 4, 1981 concert in Tokyo...
- gives them access to certain privileges. Miles & More is free of charge. 1993 – Lufthansa introduces Miles & More on January 1, 1993 1997 – Star Alliance...
- "Miles & Miles" is a song by Australian rock-pop band Noiseworks. It was released in October 1990 as the second single from their third studio album Love...
- original on November 10, 2013. Retrieved January 19, 2014. Teller, Miles [@Miles_Teller] (February 20, 2014). "Happy bday to me..." (Tweet). Retrieved...
- nautical mile is defined as exactly 1852 metres. This converts to about 1.15 imperial/US miles. The derived unit of speed is the knot, one nautical mile per...
- 339222.jpg Food miles is the distance food is transported from the time of its production until it reaches the consumer. Food miles are one factor used...
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