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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") .

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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. Johnny Wowk:

    Walking 20 miles a day keeps the Witch Doctor away. -Johnny The Walker

  2. Donald Trump:

    We'll be out of there pretty soon. And let them handle their own problems. Syria can handle their own problems -- along with Iran, along with Russia, along with Iraq, along with Turkey. We're 7,000 miles away.

  3. Gideon McKean:

    They got into a canoe, intending simply to retrieve the ball, and somehow got pushed by wind or tide into the open bay, about 30 minutes later they were spotted by an onlooker from land, who saw them far out from shore, and called the police. After that last sighting, they were not seen again. The Coast Guard recovered their canoe, which was capsized and miles away, at approximately 6:30( Thursday) evening.

  4. 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.

  5. Todd Landen:

    It's mass care. They're just shuffling us out and crunching numbers, I think, the real struggle is what insurance do I use. I'm 100% disabled, the VA is supposed to take care of my medical bills, but I have to go to a hospital 100 miles away.

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