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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

- Antonine Itinerary describing its distances in terms of "miles" rather than "Roman miles". The mile has been variously abbreviated in English—with and without...
- 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...
- of that period. Miles Dewey Davis III was born on May 26, 1926, to an affluent African-American family in Alton, Illinois, 15 miles (24 kilometers) north...
- Aaron, whom Miles admires but he does not initially know is a career criminal, Miles' father, Jefferson, explains to Miles that before Miles was born, Jefferson...
- Montague Dartie (this was the first time Miles acted with Amanda Root) and in Prime Suspect. In 2004, Miles portra**** Charles Ryder in the BBC Radio 4...
- in 1594 that the distance along a great circle was 60 miles per degree, that is, one nautical mile per arcminute. Edmund Gunter wrote in 1623 that the distance...
- director, producer, and screenwriter Christopher Miles. Miles's parents were Clarice Vera Remnant and John Miles, of a family of engineers; her father's inability...
- Hawaii. Teller, Miles [@Miles_Teller] (February 20, 2014). "Happy bday to me..." (Tweet). Retrieved January 19, 2014 – via Twitter. "Miles Alexander Teller...
- the third-person perspective with a primary focus on Miles' traversal and combat abilities. Miles can freely move around New York City, interacting with...
- Miles was born on 1 November 1918 in The Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield, a short distance from the city of Birmingham. He was the son of Eric Miles and...
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