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  1. milesnoun

    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. Milesnoun

    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. Milesnoun

    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") .

Freebase

  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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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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  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. Randy Forbes:

    The passage of U.S. vessels within 12 nautical miles of China's man-made features in the South China Sea is a necessary and overdue response to China's destabilising behavior in the region.

  2. Ilgonis Upmalis:

    Those missiles could reach a radius of 2,000 km (1,250 miles), they could reach parts of Europe. They could really (hit) London.

  3. Howard Rosenbaum:

    It is truly remarkable, within miles of the Empire State Building, to have one of the largest and most charismatic species ever to be on this planet.

  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. Del Gobbo:

    A key finding is that physical activity among older adults does not have to be strenuous to reduce heart failure risk, we saw benefits for adults who walked at moderate or brisk pace( more than 2 or 3 miles per hour) and burned calories through leisure activity, like house or yard work, walking, engaging in outdoor activities, or other forms of physical activity, equivalent to about 30 minutes per day of moderate-intensity activity.

Images & Illustrations of miles

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