Meaning of MILE in English

MILE

noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English mīl, from Latin milia ~s, from milia passuum, literally, thousands of paces, from milia, plural of mille thousand Date: before 12th century any of various units of distance: as, a unit equal to 5280 feet, nautical ~ , a race of a ~, a relatively great distance, degree, or interval

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