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MILEPOST

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A post or pillar set up alongside a road to mark the miles from, or to, a place or places.

Related Terms

Term Note
GUIDE PLATE A cast iron direction marker plate, usually fastened to a stone support with clips or bolts.
MILESTONE A stone, often erected at one mile intervals, on which are marked the distances to specified locations in miles.
ROAD A way between different places, used by horses, travellers on foot and vehicles.
SIGNPOST A direction post.

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