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A plate, usually of wood or metal, set up on a road, canal or railway to mark the miles from or to a place.

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RAILWAY A line or track consisting of iron or steel rails, on which passenger carriages or goods wagons are moved, usually by a locomotive engine.
ROAD A way between different places, used by horses, travellers on foot and vehicles.
SIGNPOST A direction post. Linked Data resource