Definition of Milestones

1. Noun. (plural of milestone) ¹



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Definition of Milestones

1. milestone [n] - See also: milestone

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Milestones

mileage
mileages
milelong
mileometer
milepost
mileposts
miler
milers
miles gloriosus
miles per gallon
miles per hour
milesian
milesimo
milesimos
milestone
milestones (current term)
milewide
milfoil
milfoils
milia
miliaria
miliaria alba
miliaria crystallina
miliaria profunda
miliaria rubra
miliarial
miliarias
miliaries
miliary
miliary abscess

Literary usage of Milestones

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1. Historical Guide to the City of New York by City History Club of New York (1909)
"POST ROADS AND milestones. BY GEORGE W. NASH, MD The associations of highways and milestones is so intimate that a few words may be said of milestones in ..."

2. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"In these long walks he was constantly reminded by the milestones that there was ... These milestones had proclaimed to him, from the days of his earliest ..."

3. The Changing Structure of the Electric Power Industry: An Update by Rebecca A. McNerney (1998)
"... events that have occurred throughout the history of the electric power industry. Table B1. Historical Chronology of Energy-Related milestones, 1800-1994 ..."

4. Life and Public Services of Charles Sumner by Charles Edwards Lester (1874)
"But by this time, Mr. SUMNER had grown strong enough to set up milestones for himself, without any help from the Senate ; and hereafter we may call these ..."

5. The Political Code of the State of California by California, Creed Haymond, John Chilton Burch (1874)
"A milestone or post must be maintained at milestones every mile, with an inscription showing the distance from the commencement of the road. ..."

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