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Last mile   /læst maɪl/   Listen
Last mile

The last walk of a condemned person to the execution place.

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"Last mile" Quotes from Famous Books

... might apply in a mile run, or a two hundred yard dash, would not be worth while attempting in this long race. Those contestants who managed to cover the entire distance were bound to be so exhausted when the last mile was reached that they could not be expected to have much stamina left, so as ...
— Fred Fenton Marathon Runner - The Great Race at Riverport School • Allen Chapman

... seeing the red roof of home! That last mile was the longest of all—and when at length they were at the gate, and she had climbed stiffly off her pony, she could only lean against his shoulder and shake from head to foot. Mr. Linton picked her up bodily and carried her, feebly protesting, ...
— A Little Bush Maid • Mary Grant Bruce

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