Meaning of milepost

mile•post

Pronunciation: (mīl'pōst"), [key]
— n.
  1. any of a series of posts set up to mark distance by miles, as along a highway, or an individual post showing the distance to or from a place.
  2. a notable point or significant event in the progress or development of something; milestone.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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