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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") .

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

How to pronounce miles?

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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. Marco Rubio:

    Whether it’s Russians, whether it’s Assad, whether it was Gaddafi before, that’s what exists 90 miles from our shores. We should not be strengthening that government that controls the entire economy. We should not be strengthening them by providing sources of revenue to fund their repression.

  2. Gary Leff:

    It's a major cost to the programs themselves. Members are always made whole and do not lose their points once the problem is identified, the best things you can do to protect your accounts are to use unique passwords ... and remain vigilant. Check your accounts daily so that you notice miles disappearing quickly.

  3. Chris Griffin:

    As the Chinese go forward with this, they are making the claim that this is our territory and the waters surrounding within about 12 nautical miles are our territorial waters.

  4. Renee Hsia:

    You can imagine it's like being at a grocery checkout stand, where one line is way too long, so you self-adjust to go to a shorter line. In healthcare, though, since you can't see how crowded each ER is, the system tries to put you in a shorter line, the problem, however, is that the next checkout line is at least several miles away, if not more, and the items in your grocery cart - basically your organs - have an expiration date of a few minutes to a few hours.

  5. Will Trump:

    In two weeks, I'm going to a location, it's going to be in California. Believe it or not, they were begging us to build in San Diego, begging us to build a wall. And we're just in the process of completing a major stretch of many miles of wall. And we're going to have a news conference there just to show people that ... it's really good stuff.

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