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statute mile

[ stach-oot mahyl, stach-oot ]
/ ˈstætʃ ut ˌmaɪl, ˈstætʃ ʊt /
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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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Scientific definitions for statute mile

statute mile
[ stăchōōt ]

See mile.
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