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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

  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. Shimon Peres:

    Why cross an ocean when you can cross a river Why should we sail to Washington when we can meet right away 10 miles from here (On Middle East peace initiative)

  2. Charles Culver:

    In order to increase the speed as much as it was increased in this case, you would have had to really, really move the throttle, frankly, I am puzzled about the whole thing. It's not like it was a few miles per hour over the speed limit.

  3. Imran Khan:

    So far, better sense has prevailed, we are 50 miles away from Islamabad.

  4. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:

    To be seventy years old is like climbing the Alps. You reach a snow-crowned summit, and see behind you the deep valley stretching miles and miles away, and before you other summits higher and whiter, which you may have strength to climb, or may not. Then you sit down and meditate and wonder which it will be.

  5. Martin Ziguele:

    Everyone is focused on the main transport route between the capital and eastern Cameroon for supplies, but inside the country, there is no movement, i cannot leave Bangui and go 90 km (60 miles) without a heavily-armed army escort. Imagine then the population. Add the curfew and the state of emergency, it is really an apocalyptic situation.

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