statute mile

noun

Example Sentences

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 30 Nov. 2022.

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