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Roman mile

noun
1.
a unit of length used by the ancient Romans, equivalent to about 1620 yards (1480 meters).
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80
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Roman mile

noun
1.
a unit of length used in ancient Rome, equivalent to about 1620 yards or 1481 metres
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