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Miles

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  1. miles(Noun)

    A great distance.

    Etymology: From given name Milo, of problematic origin, possibly from an unknown element, or a short form of names beginning with mil- "grace, favor". The English form is associated by folk etymology with Latin miles.

  2. Miles(ProperNoun)

    A male given name from the Germanic languages.

    Clad in doublet and hose, and boots of Cordovan leather, / Strode, with a martial air, Miles Standish the Puritan Captain.

    Etymology: From Old French given name Milo, of problematic origin, possibly from an unknown Germanic element, or a short form of Slavic names beginning with mil- "grace, favor". The English form is associated by folk etymology with Latin mīles ("soldier") .

  3. Miles(ProperNoun)

    A patronymic surname, also derived from a Middle English form of Michael.

    Etymology: From Old French given name Milo, of problematic origin, possibly from an unknown Germanic element, or a short form of Slavic names beginning with mil- "grace, favor". The English form is associated by folk etymology with Latin mīles ("soldier") .

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  1. Miles

    Miles is a small town in Queensland, Australia. At the 2006 census, Miles had a population of 1,164. The town is situated on the Warrego Highway, 340 kilometres west of Brisbane, the state capital. Formerly known as Dogwood Crossing, the town is situated on Dogwood Creek, named by German explorer Ludwig Leichhardt in 1844. The town was renamed Miles in honour of the Queensland Colonial Secretary, William Miles.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Miles' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1066

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Miles' in Written Corpus Frequency: #947

Anagrams for Miles »

  1. limes, slime, smile

  2. smile

  3. slime

  4. limes

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Miles in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Miles in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Miles in a Sentence

  1. Carl Guardino:

    As I sit here going almost zero miles per hour in the carpool lane on Highway 101, it kind of sells itself, people are tired of traffic and its impact on their quality of life and on the economy as a whole.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    The Eiffel Tower, one of the most astounding manifestations of human genius, can be digitally described as 984; 85; 3; 63; 1,000,000; 1889 - because it is nine hundred eighty-four feet high, offers the visibility as far as eighty-five miles from the top, on a clear day. The Tower has three elevators, and each elevator can carry sixty-three people. When the Eiffel Tower was built, it costed about one million dollars in 1889.

  3. Zodiac Killer:

    I want to report a murder... no, a double murder. They are two miles north of Park Headquarters. They were in a white Volkswagen Kharmann Ghia. I'm the one that did it.

  4. Cricket Australia:

    I know for many people, seven days doesn't seem too far away but in other ways it is a million miles away. We will get there when we can, i've got to say that (the Indian cricket board's) understanding and empathy has been absolutely outstanding.

  5. Chasity Schmelzenbach:

    We got reports flames were shooting (up) 80 feet to 200 feet (25-60 meters), you could see it upwards of 10-15 miles (16-24 km) away. Lots of people thought it was in their backyard because it does appear large.

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