mileage

Part of speech: noun

Length measured in miles; compensation per mile for expenses of travel.

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Usage examples "mileage":

  1. The Virginia Assembly murmured at this, and was dissolved and sent home without its mileage. - "Comic History of the United States", 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", George Manville Fenn.
  3. After the same method we used in getting the mileage, sir. - "Around the World in Ten Days", Chelsea Curtis Fraser.