a.1.Of or pertaining to three miles; as, the three-mile limit, or the limit of the marine belt (the three-mile belt or three-mile zone) of three miles included in territorial waters (which see) of a state.
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When we had watched long enough to see that Jake was getting along all right and working his signs very good, we loafed along again, allowing to strike the schoolhouse about recess time, which was a three-mile tramp.
Morse had lived for several years at the Vail homestead in Morristown; and it was here that he erected his first telegraph line, a three-mile circle around the Iron Works, in 1838.
It was a three-mile walk, along a dry white road, made whiter tonight by the light of the moon.
And because she did not--most likely she deemed me unappreciative--I cried all the way home on the three-mile tramp from the school to the ranch.
There were several races fixed for that day: the Mounted Guards' race, then the officers' mile-and-a-half race, then the three-mile race, and then the race for which he was entered.
But unless I've missed something, and I'm sure plenty will disagree, Sizing Europe is not a Grade 1 three-mile chaser.
Acosta (Desert Christian High) won the three-mile race in 17 minutes and 11 seconds.
The six-year-old beat Golden Cross by a head in the three-mile event at the Cheltenham Festival and trainer Alan King is now considering dropping back in distance rather than tackling the John Smith's Liverpool Hurdle.
A routine victory over three miles and three furlongs at Ayr soon followed before he made the smart My Will pull out all the stops in a three-mile contest at Perth.
Pick of the side was Matthew Butler, who covered a three-mile course - with a brook crossing three times on each lap - in 14-03 for sixth place in the under-15 boys.
At least, there was a happy ending for Oliver, as he partnered Setting Sun to a shock 33-1 victory in the three-mile handicap hurdle.
With more than 91,000 people and an average household income of over $94,000 within a three-mile radius of the properties, the acquisitions enhance the Trust's existing portfolio of properties located in densely populated affluent areas within the Washington, D.