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Definitiona unit of length equal to 220 yards (1/8 of a mile)
- Now the main retreat was scarcely two furlongs distant.5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- The Siege of Gondor (59% in)
- On the roads nearby nothing was moving now; but Sam feared the watchful eyes on the wall of the Isenmouthe, no more than a furlong away northward.6.3 -- Book 6 Chapter 3 -- Mount Doom (4% in)
- And so they came before the Gateway and halted a furlong from the walls.6.5 -- Book 6 Chapter 5 -- The Steward and the King (52% in)
- Round a bend, about a furlong from the main road, they met a stout barrier of old farm-carts upturned.6.8 -- Book 6 Chapter 8 -- The Scouring of the Shire (75% in)
There are no more uses of "furlong" in The Return of the King.
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