milepost milepost

Definition(s):

  • (n) stone post at side of a road to show distances

Usage(s):

  1. By Labor Day, traditional milepost of the business year, business was rolling along, gathering boom momentum.
  2. Thus the Soviet Union passed an important milepost on its slow and bumpy journey into the automotive age.
  3. When this expansion passes the February milepost, it will become the longest in American history--107 months.

News

  1. Four killed in head-on collision outside of Douglas

    Bruce WhettenDouglas Dispatch El Paso man killed in separate accident Four Douglas residents are dead following a two-vehicle accident early Thursday morning, May 30, at milepost three on Highway 191.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Douglas Dispatch

  2. Drivers will run into road work on southbound I5

    SEXTON MOUNTAIN PASS, Ore. -- Drivers should give themselves some extra time as they travel south through Sunny Valley and Sexton Mountain Pass. The Oregon Department of Transportation will narrow southbound Interstate 5 between Sunny Valley, milepost 71, and Sexton Mountain Pass, milepost 69, to one lane starting at 7 p. ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KTVL Medford

  3. Washington State Patrol seeking witnesses to collision in Grays Harbor County

    Troopers with the Washington State Patrol are seeking witnesses to a collision that happened on State Route 12, at milepost 3, in Grays Harbor County. The collision happened around 12:18 p.m., on June 5, and involved a 1996 black Mazda pickup truck travelling east in the inside lane that was struck on the passenger side by a white mid-sized camper trailer being towed by a red newer model ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Olympian

Quotes

  1. "We believe the Pyongyang declaration is a milepost for the normalization of bilateral relations," Kim said.
    on Apr 14, 2006 By: Kim Yong Nam Source: TMCnet

  2. "I think it's another milepost along the way in the offseason that helps teams clarify their thinking," D-Backs general manager Joe Garagiola Jr. said. "After offers or arbitration are extended or not, you know more than you knew."
    on Dec 7, 2004 By: Joe Garagiola Source: East Valley Tribune

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