miles

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See also: Miles and mīlēs

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

miles

  1. plural form of mile
  2. (slang) A great distance.
    His final shot missed the bullseye by miles.
    From the top of the hill you can see for miles.
    No need to hurry. The deadline is miles away.
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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

miles

  1. plural form of mile

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mīles m (genitive mīlitis); third declension

  1. soldier

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative mīles mīlitēs
genitive mīlitis mīlitum
dative mīlitī mīlitibus
accusative mīlitem mīlitēs
ablative mīlite mīlitibus
vocative mīles mīlitēs

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References[edit]

  • miles in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

miles m pl

  1. thousands, plural form of mil
    miles de años atrás = hace miles de años = "thousands of years ago"

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