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passenger mile

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noun
a unit of measurement, consisting of one mile traveled by a passenger, that airlines, railroads, and other public transportation facilities use in recording volume of traffic.
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Origin of passenger mile

First recorded in 1900–05

OTHER WORDS FROM passenger mile

passenger mileage, noun
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