Definition of "Mile" :
noun: a footrace extending one mile
"He holds the record in the mile."
noun: a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters
noun: a Swedish unit of length equivalent to 10 km
noun: an ancient Roman unit of length equivalent to 1620 yards
noun: a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude
noun: a former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet (1,853.184 meters); 800 feet longer than a statute mile
noun: a former British unit of length once used in navigation; equivalent to 6,000 feet (1828.8 meters)
noun: a large distance
"He missed by a mile."