## mile

noun

### 1 mile

A unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters.

*synonyms:* international mile, land mile, mi, stat mi, statute mile.

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Dutch: mijl

Polish: mila angielska, mila lÄ…dowa

### 2 mile

A unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude.

*synonyms:* air mile, international nautical mile, mi, naut mi, nautical mile.

### 3 mile

A large distance.

Polish: kilometr

### 4 mile

A former British unit of length once used in navigation; equivalent to 6,000 feet (1828.8 meters).

*synonym:* sea mile.

### 5 mile

A former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet (1,853.184 meters); 800 feet longer than a statute mile.

*synonyms:* Admiralty mile, geographical mile, mi, naut mi, nautical mile.

### 6 mile

An ancient Roman unit of length equivalent to 1620 yards.

*synonym:* Roman mile.

### 7 mile

A Swedish unit of length equivalent to 10 km.

*synonyms:* mil, Swedish mile.

Polish: mila metryczna, mila skandynawska

### 8 mile

A footrace extending one mile.

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