square mile

a unit of area measurement equal to a square measuring one mile on each side; 2.59 square kilometers. Abbreviation: mi 2 , sq. mi.
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Example sentences
My worship was unique and without flaw, a sensation shared by no more than ten
  thousand people in the surrounding square mile.
In that census half the counties had fewer than four people per square mile and
  nineteen counties had fewer than one.
If you bound the whole thing by drawing a square, two foundations and a mile of
  road are a negligible fraction of the square mile.
We can't even predict cloud cover to within one square mile, one hour into the
  future with any accuracy.
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