Milliary Definition

mĭlē-ĕrē
milliaries
adjective
Of the ancient Roman mile, or 1,000 paces.
Webster's New World
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Wiktionary
noun
An ancient Roman milestone.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Milliary

Noun

Singular:
milliary
Plural:
milliaries

Origin of Milliary

  • Latin mīlliārius consisting of a thousand, one mile long from mīlle (passuum) a thousand (double paces), a Roman mile gheslo- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin milliarium. See milliary (adjective).

    From Wiktionary

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