noun \ˈmī(-ə)l-ˌpōst\

: a post by the side of a road that shows the distance in miles to a specified place

Full Definition of MILEPOST

:  a post indicating the distance in miles from or to a given point; also :  a post placed a mile from a similar post
:  milestone 2

Examples of MILEPOST

  1. We've reached a new milepost in the field of genetic research.
  2. <a milepost in the development of a global economy>

First Known Use of MILEPOST



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