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half-mile

[haf-mahyl, hahf‐] /ˈhæfˈmaɪl, ˈhɑf‐/
noun
1.
a half of a mile (0.8 kilometer).
2.
a race of half a mile.
adjective
3.
measuring or running half a mile.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605
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British Dictionary definitions for half mile

half-mile

noun
1.
  1. half a mile
  2. (as modifier): a half-mile stretch of the river
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