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Definition of "milepost" [mile•post]

  • A post set up to indicate distance in miles, as along a highway. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "milepost" in a sentence
  • "This photo is taken from 20 Minute Cliff, aka milepost 19 of the Blue Ridge Parkway."
  • "Please note that it means a lot of things more than just a milepost or marker."
  • "For a country that has been changing prime ministers yearly and consuming its own with nasty political infighting, the resignation is one more dreary milepost on a road to apparent ungovernability."
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