Definition of Swedish mile

1. Noun. A Swedish unit of length equivalent to 10 km.

Exact synonyms: Mil, Mile
Generic synonyms: Linear Measure, Linear Unit
Derivative terms: Miler, Miler



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Literary usage of Swedish mile

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Swedish Settlements on the Delaware: Their History and Relation to the by Amandus Johnson (1911)
"A Swedish mile of that period was longer than the modern Swedish mile, being 18000 alnar or " 36000 pedibus " or about 6.62 English miles. ..."

2. Visit to Northern Europe: Or, Sketches Descriptive, Historical, Political by Robert Baird (1842)
"For the wagon, he receives at the rate of two shillings banco, or less than two cents of our money, per Swedish mile. So that a man may have a wagon and two ..."

3. The Educational Institutions of the United States by Per Adam Siljeström, Siljeström, Per Adam, 1815-1892 (1853)
"... to the statistical returns for 1849, every school society numbered, on an average, from 1400 to 1500 souls, on an area of about half a Swedish mile*. ..."

4. The Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, E W Brayley (1814)
"Half a Swedish mile south from the town, the alnus incana grows in abundance ... ID the parish of Hille, one eighth of a Swedish mile north-east from ..."

5. A spring and summer in Lapland by Horace William Wheelwright, Old bushman (1871)
"The rate of travelling may be estimated at one Swedish mile in the hour; and what with delays, bad horses, and hilly roads, the traveller may truly be said ..."

6. Annals of Philosophy, Or, Magazine of Chemistry, Mineralogy, Mechanics by Thomas Thomson (1814)
"Half a Swedish mile south from the town, the alnus z«< grows in abundance; ... Jn the parish of Hille, one eighth of a Swedish mile north-* from ..."

7. The Swedish Settlements on the Delaware: Their History and Relation to the by Amandus Johnson (1911)
"A Swedish mile of that period was longer than the modern Swedish mile, being 18000 alnar or " 36000 pedibus " or about 6.62 English miles. ..."

8. Visit to Northern Europe: Or, Sketches Descriptive, Historical, Political by Robert Baird (1842)
"For the wagon, he receives at the rate of two shillings banco, or less than two cents of our money, per Swedish mile. So that a man may have a wagon and two ..."

9. The Educational Institutions of the United States by Per Adam Siljeström, Siljeström, Per Adam, 1815-1892 (1853)
"... to the statistical returns for 1849, every school society numbered, on an average, from 1400 to 1500 souls, on an area of about half a Swedish mile*. ..."

10. The Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, E W Brayley (1814)
"Half a Swedish mile south from the town, the alnus incana grows in abundance ... ID the parish of Hille, one eighth of a Swedish mile north-east from ..."

11. A spring and summer in Lapland by Horace William Wheelwright, Old bushman (1871)
"The rate of travelling may be estimated at one Swedish mile in the hour; and what with delays, bad horses, and hilly roads, the traveller may truly be said ..."

12. Annals of Philosophy, Or, Magazine of Chemistry, Mineralogy, Mechanics by Thomas Thomson (1814)
"Half a Swedish mile south from the town, the alnus z«< grows in abundance; ... Jn the parish of Hille, one eighth of a Swedish mile north-* from ..."

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