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fur·long

 (fûr′lông′, -lŏng′)
n. Abbr. fur.
A unit for measuring distance, equal to 1/8 mile (201 meters).

[Middle English, from Old English furlang : furh, furrow + lang, long; see long1.]

furlong

(ˈfɜːˌlɒŋ)
n
(Units) a unit of length equal to 220 yards (201.168 metres)
[Old English furlang, from furh furrow + lang long1]

fur•long

(ˈfɜr lɔŋ, -lɒŋ)

n.
a unit of distance equal to 220 yards (201 m) or ? of a mile (0.2 km). Abbr.: fur.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English furlang length of a furrow. See furrow, long1]

furlong

(fur) A unit of length equal to 1⁄8 mile (660 ft).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.furlong - a unit of length equal to 220 yards
linear measure, linear unit - a unit of measurement of length
perch, rod, pole - a linear measure of 16.5 feet
international mile, land mile, mile, stat mi, statute mile, mi - a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters
Gunter's chain - a unit of length (22 yards)
Translations

furlong

[ˈfɜːlɒŋ] Nestadio m (octava parte de una milla)

furlong

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