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milepost (n.)

also mile-post, "post set up to mark the distance by miles along a highway, etc.," 1768, from mile + post (n.1).

updated on January 16, 2019

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Definitions of milepost from WordNet

milepost (n.)
stone post at side of a road to show distances;
Synonyms: milestone
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