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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In his address to the coordinative workshop organized by the Ministry of International Cooperation in coordination with expertise firm (Land Mile), in the field of assessment and follow-up, in order to come up with recommendations to contribute in the establishment of successful projects of the foreign aid provided by the European Union to support development projects in the country, calling for the organization of regular workshops to assess the projects on the national and state levels.
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.
The 56 nautical mile (65 land mile) charity relay was in aid of Cancer Research UK.
If you don't care why it's called a knot - just that there are about 1.15 knots per land mile - skip the part that follows in italics.
KNOT--A unit of speed equal to one nautical mile (6080.2 feet) per hour, as compared to a land mile of 5,280 feet.
They left Holyhead in Anglesey, North Wales, at 9pm on Tuesday night to swim the 56 nautical mile (65 land mile) charity relay in aid of Cancer Research UK.
House representative, expensed $1,152 while traversing the 69,001 square land miles of North Dakota's campaign trail, AP said.