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A passus is an ancient Roman unit of length that is 2 gradi. One passus is 1.62 yards or 1.48 meters. There are 1000 passus in one mille, and a mille was sometimes referred to as a mille passus.

A passus was roughly the pace step of a single legionary.

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German

Noun

Passus m.

  1. passage (section of text or music)

This German entry was created from the translations listed at passage. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see Passus in the German Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) December 2009


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