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statute mile

noun
1.
mile (def 1).
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
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British Dictionary definitions for statute-mile

statute mile

noun
1.
a legal or formal name for mile (sense 1)
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statute mile
  (stāch't)   
See mile.
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