a functioning as a milepost.
a significant event or stage in the life, progress, development, or the like of a person, nation, etc.:
Her getting the job of supervisor was a milestone in her career.
a stone pillar that shows the distance in miles to or from a place
a significant event in life, history, etc
1746, from mile + stone (n.).
[mahy-lee-tuh s] /maɪˈli təs/ noun 1. Classical Mythology. a son of Apollo and Aria, and the founder of the city of Miletus. 2. an ancient city in Asia Minor, on the Aegean. /mɪˈliːtəs/ noun 1. an ancient city on the W coast of Asia Minor: a major Ionian centre of trade and learning in the […]
[milf] /mɪlf/ noun, Slang: Vulgar. 1. an attractive older woman, usually a mother, who is regarded as a sexual object by a younger man. /mɪlf/ noun 1. a sexually attractive middle-aged woman n. by 1999, acronym of Mother I’d Like to Fuck or some such thing. mother I’d like to fuck
[mil-foil] /ˈmɪlˌfɔɪl/ noun 1. (def 1). /ˈmɪlˌfɔɪl/ noun 1. another name for yarrow 2. See water milfoil
[mil-ferd] /ˈmɪl fərd/ noun 1. a city in S Connecticut, on Long Island Sound. 2. a city in central Massachusetts. 3. a male given name.