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Meaning of FURLONG

Pronunciation:  'furlong

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a unit of length equal to 220 yards
 

FURLONG is a 7 letter word that starts with F.

 

 See Also: Gunter's chain, land mile, linear unit, mi, mile, perch, pole, rod, stat mi, statute mile

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fur"long\, n. [OE. furlong, furlang, AS. furlang,
furlung, prop., the length of a furrow; furh furrow + lang
long. See {Furrow}, and {Long}, a.]
A measure of length; the eighth part of a mile; forty rods;
two hundred and twenty yards.

 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

a stadium, a Greek measure of distance equal to 606 feet and 9 inches (Luke 24:13; John 6:19; 11:18; Rev. 14:20; 21:16).

 

 

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