Definitions

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  • n. A unit of length of ten thousand metres, or ten kilometres.

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  • n. a metric unit of length equal to 10,000 meters

Etymologies

myria- +‎ metre (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Wells of Moses, which are nearly a myriametre from the eastern coast, and

    Complete Project Gutenberg Collection of Memoirs of Napoleon

  • This arrangement gives a certain force of hydrostatic pressure to the water with which the rice is irrigated, and the infiltration from these fields is said to extend through neighboring grounds, sometimes to the distance of not less than a myriametre, or six English miles, and to be destructive to crops and even trees reached by it.

    Earth as Modified by Human Action, The~ Chapter 04 (historical)

  • This arrangement gives a certain force of hydrostatic pressure to the water with which the rice is irrigated, and the infiltration from these fields is said to extend through neighboring grounds, sometimes to the distance of not less than a myriametre, or six

    The Earth as Modified by Human Action

  • On the morning of the 28th we crossed the Red Sea dry-shod, to go to the Wells of Moses, which are nearly a myriametre from the eastern coast, and a little southeast of Suez.

    The Memoirs of Napoleon

  • "Ten metres make a decametre, and one thousand metres make a kilometre, and ten thousand metres make a myriametre.

    Asiatic Breezes Students on The Wing

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