land mile


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land mile

[′lan ¦mīl]
(mechanics)
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However, when his flight is forced to land miles from its destination, he finds himself sharing a disaster-strewn journey across America with an amiable but slobbish salesman.
Any one of those naked flames could land miles away in the middle of a 1,000 acres of tinder-dry wheat, or in a large forest, a hay-shed or on 20 square miles of moorland covered in dry grass, gorse and bracken.
The charity relay for Cancer Research UK will see five famous names swim 56 nautical miles (65 land miles) from Holyhead, in Anglesey, North Wales, to Dublin.
Turning disused land miles from anywhere into an eco town is, to quote Mr Dutton, as easy as falling off a log.
By the year 2002, officials envisioned an estimated 4,000 to 5,000 land miles added to existing roadways, annually.
Their adventure covered 12,360 land miles in Holland, Belgium, France, Italy, Austria, Yugoslavia, Hungary, Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, China, Japan, USA and Canada.
Hundreds of land miles invite hikers, bicyclists, horseback riders, snowmobilers, snowshoers and skiers; water trails await canoeists, boaters and sailors.