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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

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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. Mark Thomas:

    The biggest issue that the guys have had to wrestle with is how you cope with extremely high temperatures that come into the engine when you're doing hypersonic speeds; so more than five times the speed of sound, 4,000 miles-per-hour. The temperature coming in at the front of the engine is a thousand degrees centigrade. And you have to be able to cool that air very rapidly to be able to do anything useful with it.

  2. Martin Sajdik:

    It concerns the withdrawal of tanks, mortars and artillery of less than 100 mm caliber to a distance of 15 km (9.3 miles). The first phase will start in two days.

  3. Wing Commander Andy Green:

    A thousand miles an hour at ground level is faster than any jet fighter has ever traveled in history, so there are going to be some major challenges.

  4. Steve Warren:

    Our strikes were approximately 55 kilometers (35 miles) southeast of Ayyash. We did not strike any vehicles or personnel targets. We have no indication any Syrian soldiers were near our strikes.

  5. John Dalhuisen:

    You will have a bunch of boats ... sitting about 30 nautical miles (56 km) off Libya's territorial waters able in practice to serve no other useful function than search and rescue.

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