how to pronounce furlong


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furlong is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of furlong


  1. A unit of length equal to 220 yards, ^1⁄8 mile, or 201.168 meters, now only used in measuring distances in horse racing.


  1. A surname​.

furlong frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word furlong occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics furlong can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that furlong can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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