circumstance (part of speech: noun)
- cardinal point,
Madras itself is a great and historic city, which owes its existence to British enterprise, with Indian co- operation, and St. Mary's Church, as the oldest British building therein, is the earliest milestone
- "The Story of Madras", Glyn Barlow.
ThatÃÂ¢Ã¢âÂ¬Ã¢âÂ¢ s through, I trust: those ewes have taken a deal Of seeing to: and IÃÂ¢Ã¢âÂ¬Ã¢âÂ¢ m lonely as a milestone,
When youÃÂ¢Ã¢âÂ¬Ã¢âÂ¢ re away.
- "Krindlesyke", Wilfrid Wilson Gibson.
When the three hours were over he reached a milestone,
on which was written: " To the Coast, three hours; to the Palace, one minute."
- "The Blue Rose Fairy Book", Maurice Baring.