Thesaurus / mile
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He had a selection on a long box-scrub siding of the ridges, about half a mile back and up from the coach road.

On the TrackHenry Lawson

One mile from New Harmony, we were forced to alight from the carriage, as the horses would not draw us up a steep hill.

Travels Through North America, v. 1-2Berhard Saxe-Weimar Eisenach

"A quarter of a mile further upstream there's an old wood-road," he went on, in answer to Fred's eager query.

Fine links at the top of the hill, not half a mile from the farm.

“I thought so,” he exclaimed, when we had got about half a mile below the rapid.

Snow Shoes and CanoesWilliam H. G. Kingston

Another quarter of a mile, along a dead flat, brought me upon Kew-Green.

On the terrace beyond several children were playing, while before him, for many a mile, lay his own broad lands.

The Ruined Cities of ZululandHugh Mulleneux Walmsley

This old soldier lived about a mile from Jimmie, and asked his new friend to come and see him.

Jimmie HigginsUpton Sinclair

Weve been and rectified this boundary, an Californias a good ten mile off here.

Greater BritainCharles Wentworth Dilke

The race course was round a block; that is, about three quarters of a mile.

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