statute mile

noun

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Recent Examples on the Web In statute miles, the route will cover 9,537 miles, according to the Great Circle Mapper website. Ben Mutzabaugh, USA TODAY, "June route roundup: Where airlines are adding (or cutting) service," 25 June 2018

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First Known Use of statute mile

1847, in the meaning defined above

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“Statute mile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/statute%20mile. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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