a unit of length in the FPS system, equal to 220 yards or statute mile (201.168 meters): one square furlong equals ten acres: abbrev. fur
Origin of furlongMiddle English from Old English furlang, a measure, literally , length of a furrow from furh, furrow + lang, long
A unit for measuring distance, equal to 18 mile (201 meters).
Origin of furlongMiddle English from Old English furlang furh furrow lang long ; see long 1.