any of a series of set up to mark distance by , as along a highway, or an individual showing the distance to or from a place.
a notable point or significant event in the progress or development of something; milestone.
(horse racing) a marking post on a racecourse a mile before the finishing line
(mainly US & Canadian) a signpost that shows the distance in miles to or from a place Also called (esp Brit) milestone
[mahy-ler] /ˈmaɪ lər/ noun 1. a participant in a one-mile race. 2. an athlete who specializes in one-mile races. 3. a racehorse that can compete well in a one-mile race. /ˈmaɪlə/ noun 1. an athlete, horse, etc, that runs or specializes in races of one mile
[mahylz] /maɪlz/ noun 1. Nelson Appleton, 1839–1925, U.S. army officer. 2. a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “merciful.”. [mahyl] /maɪl/ noun 1. Also called statute mile. a unit of distance on land in English-speaking countries equal to 5280 feet, or 1760 yards (1.609 kilometers). 2. . 3. . 4. any of various […]
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A considerable distance; also, a large interval, by far. For example, We drove for miles and miles before we saw a gas station, or She was miles and miles a better pianist than her brother: This usage was first recorded in 1889.
[mi-lee-zhuh n, -shuh n, mahy-] /mɪˈli ʒən, -ʃən, maɪ-/ adjective 1. of or relating to Miletus. 2. Philosophy. noting or pertaining to a school of philosophers of the late 7th to early 5th centuries b.c., including Thales, Anaximander, and Anaximenes, which was primarily concerned with the nature of matter and change. noun 3. a native […]