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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

- The mile, sometimes the international mile or statute mile to distinguish it from other miles, is a British imperial unit and United States customary...
- up miles or Miles in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Miles is the plural of mile. Miles may also refer to: Miles (given name) Miles (surname) Miles, Iowa...
- (1955) The Musings of Miles (1955) Blue Moods (1955) Miles Davis, Vol. 1 (1956) Miles Davis, Vol. 2 (1956) Dig (1956) Miles: The New Miles Davis Quintet (1956)...
- Miles! Miles! Miles!: Live in ****an '81 is an album by Miles Davis, released exclusively in ****an in 1993. It contains recordings from the October 4, 1981...
- Aaron, whom Miles admires but does not initially know is a career criminal, Miles' father, Jefferson, explains to Miles that before Miles was born, Jefferson...
- Ferrari. Miles was born on 1 November 1918 in Sutton Coldfield, then in Warwickshire, now in the city of Birmingham. He was the son of Eric Miles and Clarice...
- 500 stadia, which make 62-1/2 miles). Whether a correction or convenience, the reason for the change from 62-1/2 to 60 miles to a degree is not explained...
- Press. February 13, 2023. Retrieved November 11, 2023. Miles Teller is 36 "Top Gun: Maverick's Miles Teller On Inheriting Goose's Iconic Moustache – Exclusive...
- Miles and Miles is the major label debut studio album by American electropop and acoustic-pop singer Stephen Jerzak. It was released on June 14, 2011...
- 99881103360 hectares 2.5899881103360 square kilometres Square miles should not be confused with miles square, a square region with each side having a length...