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- n. A basic unit used by transport companies for calculating profit levels etc. It is calculated by dividing total distance travelled in a given period by the number of passengers.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A unit of measurement of the passenger transportation performed by a railroad during a given period, usually a year, the total of which consists of the sum of the miles traversed by all the passengers on the road in the period in question.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A unit of railroad accounts which represents the transportation of one passenger for the distance of one mile.
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