The Law Dictionary

Your Free Online Legal Dictionary • Featuring Black’s Law Dictionary, 2nd Ed.

MILE Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

Traditional distance measure. Currently used only in a few countries, such as the US. One mile equals 1609.34 meters, 8 furlongs, 80 surveyor’s chains, 320 rods, 1760 yards, or 5280 feet.


This article contains general legal information but does not constitute professional legal advice for your particular situation. The Law Dictionary is not a law firm, and this page does not create an attorney-client or legal adviser relationship. If you have specific questions, please consult a qualified attorney licensed in your jurisdiction.