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passus ūs (gen plur. rarely passūm, L.), m

1 PAT-, a step, pace : nec terras passibus cuiusquam potuisse peragrari: ferens lassos passūs, O.: sequitur patrem non passibus aequis, V.: passu anili procedere, O.A footstep, track, trace : si sint in litore passūs, O.A pace, stride, doublestep (a measure of length, containing five Roman feet), esp. in the phrase, mille passuum, a thousand paces, mile : milia passuum CCXL, Cs.: milia passuum ducenta.

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