Definition:Imperial/Length/League
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Definition
The league is an imperial unit of length.
\(\displaystyle \) | \(\) | \(\displaystyle 1\) | league | ||||||||||
\(\displaystyle \) | \(\) | \(\displaystyle 3\) | (international) miles | ||||||||||
\(\displaystyle \) | \(=\) | \(\displaystyle 5280\) | yards | ||||||||||
\(\displaystyle \) | \(\approx\) | \(\displaystyle 2\) | leuca | ||||||||||
\(\displaystyle \) | \(\approx\) | \(\displaystyle 3000\) | paces | ||||||||||
\(\displaystyle \) | \(=\) | \(\displaystyle 4828 \cdotp 032\) | metres (exactly) |
Sources
- Mar. 1992: John Hadley (Priest) and David Singmaster: Problems to Sharpen the Young (Math. Gazette Vol. 76, no. 475: pp. 102 – 126) www.jstor.org/stable/3620384