land mile


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land mile

n.
See mile.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.land mile - a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feetland mile - a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters
linear measure, linear unit - a unit of measurement of length
furlong - a unit of length equal to 220 yards
880 yards, half mile - a unit of length equal to half of 1 mile
440 yards, quarter mile - a unit of length equal to a quarter of 1 mile
league - an obsolete unit of distance of variable length (usually 3 miles)
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But Walters, seeking a two-year deal from Stoke who are only willing to offer a one year contract, is staying put after Stoke failed to land Mile Jedinak from Crystal Palace.
Every land mile is a lot more than [ocean] shipping cost.
15 knots per land mile - skip the part that follows in italics.
5 land miles - off the coast, but when the crew arrived the boat was nowhere to be seen.