English dictionary definition of:

mile


Noun

  • a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters
  • a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude
  • a large distance
  • a former British unit of length once used in navigation; equivalent to 6,000 feet (1828.8 meters)
  • a former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet (1,853.184 meters); 800 feet longer than a statute mile
  • an ancient Roman unit of length equivalent to 1620 yards
  • a Swedish unit of length equivalent to 10 km
  • a footrace extending one mile

Thesaurus

knot   mi   mil  

Other Spellzone word lists: Measurement

Scrabble score for mile


Scrabble score = 6

generated at 02:38:41 on 17-05-22

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