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Prefix: mis-  mis
  1. Wrongly, badly
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

Type of: linear measure, linear unit, nautical linear unit, solfa syllable

Part of: league

Encyclopedia: Mi