statute mile


noun


Nearby words

  1. status zero,
  2. statutable,
  3. statute,
  4. statute book,
  5. statute law,
  6. statute of limitations,
  7. statute of westminster,
  8. statutory,
  9. statutory crime,
  10. statutory declaration

Origin of statute mile

First recorded in 1860–65

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British Dictionary definitions for statute mile

statute mile

noun

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

statute mile

[ stăchōōt ]

See mile.
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