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Definition of Miles
MileMile 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
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
the international mile
or statute mile
it from other miles
, is a British imperial
unit and US customary
unit of distance;...
is the plural
may also refer
(given name) Miles
, Iowa, a city Miles
Carolina, an unincorporated
- of that period. Miles Dewey Davis
III was born on May 26, 1926, to an affluent
in Alton, Illinois, 15 miles
(24 kilometers) north...
- 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...
- Aaron, whom Miles admires
but he does not initially
know is a career
' father, Jefferson, explains
that before Miles
was born, Jefferson...
- Hawaii. Teller, Miles
_Teller] (February 20, 2014). "Happy bday to me..." (Tweet). Retrieved January
19, 2014 – via Twitter. "Miles Alexander
of Texas" is a song originally recorded
by Jim McGraw
And The Western Sundowners
in 1961. It was used as the B-side of their
- 99881103360 hectares
2.5899881103360 square kilometres Square miles should
not be confused
square, a square region
with each side having
- the third-person perspective
with a primary focus
New York City, interacting
(born 24 March
1972) is an English actor
and musician. Creed-Miles
was born in Nottingham, and had his first starring screen
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