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  1. milesnoun

    A great distance.

  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.

  3. Milesnoun

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

  4. 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.

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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. Gary DiPiero:

    I would have driven a thousand miles to hear him, i’ve had it with the Bushes.

  2. Jerrold Mundis:

    I am years gone from my family and miles away ... but they raid by telephone with jarring suddenness they have the cyclic constancy of a mortgage and they are inevitable and relentless, like the erosion of my remaining youth. Like certain frightening dreams, my family returns.

  3. Dave Lancaster:

    I can fit in the seat of any car I like and on buses, trains and planes ; I do n’t have to worry about breaking benches or garden furniture anymore, i can buy clothes on the high street and put my own socks on easily ; I can walk miles and run up and down the stairs … the list is endless.

  4. Maryan Heffernan:

    We’re very disappointed. But we’re not surprised. We’ve been watching events in Minneapolis from miles away and we’re still bewildered about the charge being dropped and we’re still bewildered about the culture of the Minneapolis Police Department.

  5. J. Paul Getty:

    Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train. Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going sixty miles an hour and you're just sitting still?

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