Definition of metric mile in English:

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metric mile


A distance of 1,500 metres, or a race over this distance.
Example sentences
  • The dilemma that Holmes faced concerned the effect that three 800 metres races might have on her prospects in the metric mile, which begins tomorrow.
  • Her concern was that, by running a heat, semi-final and final of an 800 metres championship, she would leave herself fatigued for the metric mile.
  • In the opinion of Ellen van Langen, the 1992 Olympic 800 metres champion, she should stick to the metric mile.
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