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MILE, measure. A length of a thousand paces, or seventeen hundred and sixty yards, or five thousand two hundred and eighty feet. It contains eight furlongs, every furlong being forty poles, and each pole sixteen feet six inches. 2 Stark. R. 89.

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Any one of those naked flames could land miles away in the middle of 1000 acres of tinder-dry wheat, or in a large forest, a hay-shed or on 20 square miles of moorland covered in dry grass, gorse and bracken.