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English definition of “furlong”


noun [C]     /ˈfɜː.lɒŋ/ US  /ˈfɝː.lɑːŋ/
a unit of length equal to 201 metres or 1/8 mile , used especially in horse racing : a five-furlong race Measurements of length and distanceHorse racingHorse riding
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