Roman mile


noun

a unit of length used by the ancient Romans, equivalent to about 1620 yards (1480 meters).

Origin of Roman mile

First recorded in 1770–80
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British Dictionary definitions for roman mile

Roman mile

noun

a unit of length used in ancient Rome, equivalent to about 1620 yards or 1481 metres
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