land mile

land mile
a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters
Syn: ↑mile, ↑statute mile, ↑stat mi, ↑international mile, ↑mi
Derivationally related forms: ↑miler (for: ↑mile)
Hypernyms: ↑linear unit, ↑linear measure
Part Holonyms: ↑league
Part Meronyms: ↑furlong, ↑half mile, ↑880 yards, ↑quarter mile, ↑440 yards

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