A patronymic surname, also derived from a Middle English form of Michael.
From Old French given name Milo, of problematic origin, possibly from an unknown Germanic element, or a short form of Slavic names beginning with mil- "grace, favor". The English form is associated by folk etymology with Latin mÄ«les (“soldier").
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He says it's only a few miles away and we'll be right back.
It came from Boston, a few hundred miles away; sort of like the tip you just made.
Though in the new reign he was free to return to the capitals, he still continued to live in the country, remarking that anyone who wanted to see him could come the hundred miles from Moscow to Bald Hills, while he himself needed no one and nothing.
I have thus surveyed the country on every side within a dozen miles of where I live.