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Meaning of mile

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet;
           exactly 1609.344 meters [syn: {mile}, {statute mile}, {stat
           mi}, {land mile}, {international mile}, {mi}]
      2: a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters;
         historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of
         arc in latitude [syn: {nautical mile}, {mile}, {mi}, {naut
         mi}, {knot}, {international nautical mile}, {air mile}]
      3: a large distance; "he missed by a mile"
      4: a former British unit of length once used in navigation;
         equivalent to 6,000 feet (1828.8 meters) [syn: {sea mile},
      5: a former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet
         (1,853.184 meters); 800 feet longer than a statute mile [syn:
         {nautical mile}, {naut mi}, {mile}, {mi}, {geographical
         mile}, {Admiralty mile}]
      6: an ancient Roman unit of length equivalent to 1620 yards
         [syn: {mile}, {Roman mile}]
      7: a Swedish unit of length equivalent to 10 km [syn: {mile},
         {mil}, {Swedish mile}]
      8: a footrace extending one mile; "he holds the record in the

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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