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Noun: mi  mee
  1. A former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet (1,853.184 meters); 800 feet longer than a statute mile
    - nautical mile, naut mi, mile, geographical mile, Admiralty mile
     
  2. A unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude
    - nautical mile, mile, naut mi, knot, international nautical mile, air mile
     
  3. A unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters
    - mile, statute mile, stat mi, land mile, international mile
     
  4. The syllable naming the third (mediant) note of any major scale in solmization
Noun: MI
  1. Destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle
    - myocardial infarction, myocardial infarct
     
  2. A midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
    - Michigan, Wolverine State, Great Lakes State

Derived forms: mis

Type of: American state, infarct, infarction, linear measure, linear unit, nautical linear unit, solfa syllable

Part of: America, heart attack, league, middle west, Midwest, midwestern United States, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

Encyclopedia: Mi

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