statute mile

noun

Examples of statute mile in a Sentence

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, 25 June 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1847, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of statute mile was in 1847

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“Statute mile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/statute%20mile. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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