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mile·post

 (mīl′pōst′)
n.
A post set up to indicate distance in miles, as along a highway.

milepost

(ˈmaɪlˌpəʊst)
n
1. (Horse Racing) horse racing a marking post on a racecourse a mile before the finishing line
2. (Civil Engineering) chiefly US and Canadian a signpost that shows the distance in miles to or from a place. Also called (esp Brit): milestone

mile•post

(ˈmaɪlˌpoʊst)

n.
1. any of a series of posts set up to mark distance by miles, as along a road, or an individual post showing the distance from a place.
[1760–70, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.milepost - stone post at side of a road to show distancesmilepost - stone post at side of a road to show distances
marking, mark, marker - a distinguishing symbol; "the owner's mark was on all the sheep"
Translations

milepost

[ˈmaɪlpəʊst] N (Hist) → poste m miliar, mojón m

milepost

nMeilenanzeiger mor -pfosten m
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