Define:

mile (http://definr.com/mile)

n 1: a unit of length equal to 1760 yards [syn: statute mile, {stat

mi}, land mile, mi]

2: a unit of length used in navigation; equivalent to the

distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude; 1,852

meters [syn: nautical mile, mi, naut mi, knot, {international

nautical mile}, air mile]

3: a large distance; "he missed by a mile"

4: a former British unit of length once used in navigation;

equivalent to 1828.8 meters (6000 feet) [syn: sea mile]

5: a British unit of length equivalent to 1,853.18 meters

(6,082 feet) [syn: nautical mile, naut mi, mi, {geographical

mile}, Admiralty mile]

6: an ancient Roman unit of length equivalent to 1620 yards

[syn: Roman mile]

7: a Swedish unit of length equivalent to 10 km [syn: {Swedish

mile}]

8: a footrace extending one mile; "he holds the record in the

mile"