What does the word mileage mean?

Usage examples for mileage

  1. The Virginia Assembly murmured at this, and was dissolved and sent home without its mileage. – Comic History of the United States by Bill Nye
  2. Mr Gunn's report gives the mileage covered since 1896, when the concessions were granted: In 1897 there were fifty- four miles of railway open, in 1899 430 miles, and in 1902 673. Within a year or two there will be at least one thousand miles open for traffic. – The Khedive's Country by George Manville Fenn
  3. After the same method we used in getting the mileage, sir. – Around the World in Ten Days by Chelsea Curtis Fraser