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passenger mile

noun
1.
a unit of measurement, consisting of one mile traveled by a passenger, that airlines, railroads, and other public transportation facilities use in recording volume of traffic.
Also, passenger-mile.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
Related forms
passenger mileage, noun
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