milliary

milliary

[mil-ee-er-ee]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or designating the ancient Roman mile of a thousand paces.
2.
marking a mile.

Origin:
1600–10; < Latin milliārius comprising a thousand, a thousand paces long. See milli-, -ary

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milliary (ˈmɪljərɪ)
 
adj
relating to or marking a distance equal to an ancient Roman mile of a thousand paces
 
[C17: from Latin milliārius containing a thousand, from mille thousand]

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