Milestone
Milestone Mile"stone`, n. 1. A stone serving the same purpose as a milepost. [1913 Webster]

2. An event or accomplishment marking a significant advance in an endeavor; a notable achievment; as, putting a man in orbit was a major milestone on the way to the moon.

Syn: milepost. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • milestone — [mīl′stōn΄] n. 1. a stone or pillar set up to show the distance in miles to or from a specified place 2. a significant or important event in history, in the career of a person, etc …   English World dictionary

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