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 1/8 mile (201 meters).
Origin of furlongMiddle English, from Old English furlang : furh, furrow + lang, long; see long1.