- of, relating to, or designating the ancient Roman mile of a thousand paces.
- marking a mile.
Origin of milliary
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- relating to or marking a distance equal to an ancient Roman mile of a thousand paces
Word Origin for milliary
C17: from Latin milliārius containing a thousand, from mille thousand
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