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Unit Definition (mile)
The mile is one of the most common measurements of distance. It originates from the Latin word for 1000, 'mille'. Originally a mile was the distance a Roman legion could march in 1000 paces. In medieval Britain, several mile units were used, including the modern mile defined as 8 furlongs (1609 meters). Note that French, Scottish and Irish miles varied from the English. In 1592, Parliament defined the statute mile to be 8 furlongs or 1609.344 meters.
Unit Definition (millimeter)
The millimeter (or millimetre) is one of the most common metric units of distance. One millimeter is exactly one thousandth of a meter. The millimeter is also an engineering standard unit.