Part of speech: noun

A measure of distance: 5, 280 feet.

Part of speech: noun

A measure of surface: 640 acres.

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Usage examples "mile":

  1. I wanted a shilling for a poor woman, and hadn't one to give her without going home a mile and a half for it! - "What's Mine's Mine V1", George MacDonald.
  2. The car didn't come within a mile of you. - "The Clock Strikes Thirteen", Mildred A. Wirt.
  3. I live just outside Bassingham, and a mere three- mile walk is nothing on a lovely evening like this. - "The Red Derelict", Bertram Mitford.