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Roman mile

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noun

a unit of length used by the ancient Romans, equivalent to about 1,620 yards (1,480 meters).

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Origin of Roman mile

First recorded in 1770–80
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Roman mile

noun

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