half mile


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Synonyms for half mile

a unit of length equal to half of 1 mile

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Drawing his men into the shadows of the forest a half mile from the castle, Norman of Torn rode forward with Shandy and some fifty men to a point as close as they could come without being observed.
Billy, who had been silent for the last half mile, hesitantly ventured a suggestion.
It seemed early to think about shutting up then, however, with the sun still in the heavens, and we settled to push straight on for Runnymead, three and a half miles further, a quiet wooded part of the river, and where there is good shelter.
Besides," added Barbicane, "even to the most piercing eye a man cannot be distinguished farther than three and a half miles off; so that, if there are any Selenites, they can see our projectile, but we cannot see them.
From a little hill called Hutchinson's Hill, you could look over three and a half miles of ground covered with fighting seals; and the surf was dotted all over with the heads of seals hurrying to land and begin their share of the fighting.
About two and a half miles below this the river expands into a wide basin, seemingly dammed up by a perpendicular ridge of black rock.
The average length of haul from barn to market in the United States is nine and a half miles, so that every trip saved means an extra day's work for a man and team.
The Admiral took two steps to his companion's three, but the younger man was the quicker, and both were equal to a good four and a half miles an hour.
It seems not too much to believe that many a time Walter and his brother Carew, wandered through the woods and over the common the two and a half miles to the bay.
We have one other pond just like this, White Pond, in Nine Acre Corner, about two and a half miles westerly; but, though I am acquainted with most of the ponds within a dozen miles of this centre I do not know a third of this pure and well-like character.
Raikes's home, is at least two and a half miles distant from the village.
8] Their numbers must be infinite: the ship passed through several bands of them, one of which was about ten yards wide, and, judging from the mud-like colour of the water, at least two and a half miles long.
That applied only to rural higher-risk, larger-diameter onshore pipelines that are located in or within a half mile of an unusually sensitive area (USA) and operate at stress levels greater than 20% of specified minimum yield strength.
a trade, transportation and logistics solutions provider, signed a 6,466 s/f office lease for 230 Half Mile Road within the campus.
Yvonne Corcoran finished third in the half mile at 20:40.