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furlong
used in The Return of the King

4 uses
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Definition
a 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)

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