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furlongnoun [C]

uk   /ˈfɜː.lɒŋ/  us   /ˈfɝː.lɑːŋ/
a ​unit of ​lengthequal to 201 ​metres or 1/8 ​mile, used ​especially in ​horseracing: a five-furlong ​race
(Definition of furlong from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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furlongnoun [C]

 us   /ˈfɜr·lɔŋ/
a ​unit of ​lengthequal to 1/8 ​mile or 201 ​meters, used esp. in ​horseracing: a six-furlong ​race
(Definition of furlong from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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