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air mile

Origin of air mile
First recorded in 1915-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • In air miles the distance to be covered was relatively short.

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Air Miles

plural noun
points awarded by certain companies to purchasers of flight tickets and some other products that may be used to pay for other flights

air mile

another name for nautical mile (sense 1)
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