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statute mile

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noun
  1. mile(def 1).
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Origin of statute mile

First recorded in 1860–65
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British Dictionary definitions for statute mile

statute mile

noun
  1. a legal or formal name for mile (def. 1)
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statute mile

[stăchōōt]
  1. See mile.
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