mile

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  • We came today twenty-five miles in nearly an east-south-east direction. Cited from Journal of Landsborough's Expedition from Carpentaria, by Landsborough
  • This works out to an average of over twenty-seven miles a day. Cited from The Story of the Guides, by G. J. Younghusband
  • It took us two days to come a distance of thirty-five miles. Cited from Our War With Spain For Cuba's Freedom, by T. White
  • Two hundred and twenty-five miles of it, after the first camp out. Cited from Lady Bridget in the Never-Never Land by Rosa Praed
  • The valley is about twenty one miles long and ten miles wide.
  • That figures out to an average of about twenty-two miles each day. Cited from The story of Saint Stanislaus Kostka, by W.T. Kane
  • The bridge is located about half a mile south-east of the village.
  • Our average was perhaps about two, which gave twenty-four miles in the day. Cited from The Wanderers, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • The school house was one mile east of town for the first two years.
  • Her body was later discovered a mile or so down the nearby river.
  • Not two hundred and ten, but twenty-one miles it now read. Cited from Animal Heroes, by Ernest Thompson Seton
  • It lies two and a half miles north-west by west from the light-house. Cited from Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands, Charles Nordhoff
  • The course and distance made was south by east-half-east, thirty-three miles. Cited from The Journey to the Polar Sea, by John Franklin
  • The island is about twenty-three miles long by six wide. Cited from The Flower of the Chapdelaines, by George W. Cable
  • We had gone about twenty-eight miles from the last station. Cited from Across Coveted Lands, by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
  • Don't tell me that the speed is only twenty-five miles an hour. Cited from Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town/Stephen Leacock
  • It is located about a mile south-west from the city centre.
  • The vessels could hardly be less than twenty or twenty-five miles off. Cited from Left on Labrador, by Charles Asbury Stephens
  • But here he was thirty-five miles from home on a road where few people passed. Cited from Billy Whiskers' Adventures, by Frances Trego Montgomery
  • The full twenty-five miles were paid out, and still nothing happened. Cited from Subspace Survivors, by E. E. Smith
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Meaning of mile

  • noun A unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters
  • noun A large distance
    he missed by a mile
  • noun An ancient roman unit of length equivalent to 1620 yards
  • noun A swedish unit of length equivalent to 10 km
  • noun A footrace extending one mile
    he holds the record in the mile