Mil"li*a*ry (?), a. [L. milliarius containing a thousand, fr. mille thousand: cf. F. milliaire milliary. See Mile.]

Of or pertaining to a mile, or to distance by miles; denoting a mile or miles.

A milliary column, from which they used to compute the distance of all the cities and places of note. Evelyn.

 

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Mil"li*a*ry, n.; pl. Milliaries (#). [L. milliarium. See Milliary, a.]

A milestone.

 

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