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It's about one-and-one-fourth times the number of Letters in the Longest English Word.
In other words, 240,000 is 1.264360 times the count of an Letters in the Longest English Word, and the count of an Letters in the Longest English Word is 0.7909140 times that amount.
The longest word in the English language (although somewhat disputed) is a chemical name for the substance connectin, made up of 189,819 letters (Click here to see the word...). The longest word found in most dictionaries, pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, has just 45 letters.
It's about two-fifths the number of Words in War and Peace.
In other words, 240,000 is 0.4086590 times the count of Words in War and Peace, and the count of Words in War and Peace is 2.447030 times that amount.
(1869) (1968 Ann Dunnigan translation, New American Library)
It's about three times the number of Seats in Lambeau Field.
In other words, 240,000 is 2.97270 times the count of Seats in Lambeau Field, and the count of Seats in Lambeau Field is 0.336390 times that amount.
(2014 figures) (a.k.a. City Stadium, a.k.a. New City Stadium, a.k.a. Titletown USA, a.k.a. The Frozen Tundra, a.k.a. The Shrine of Pro Football) (Green Bay, Wisconsin)
It's about five times the number of Seats in New Yankee Stadium.
In other words, 240,000 is 4.77260 times the count of Seats in New Yankee Stadium, and the count of Seats in New Yankee Stadium is 0.209530 times that amount.
(2014 figures for 2009 Stadium; seating figures only) (a.k.a. Yankee Stadium, a.k.a. The Stadium, a.k.a. The House that George Built) (South Bronx, New York City, New York)
It's about five times the number of Seats in The Colosseum.
In other words, the count of Seats in The Colosseum is 0.20 times 240,000.
(a.k.a. The Coliseum, a.k.a. Flavian Amphitheatre, a.k.a. Amphitheatrum Flavium, a.k.a. Anfiteatro Flavio or Colosseo) (Rome) (estimated)
It's about six-and-a-half times the number of Seats in Fenway Park.
In other words, 240,000 is 6.47410 times the count of Seats in Fenway Park, and the count of Seats in Fenway Park is 0.154460 times that amount.
(2013 figures; daytime capacity) (a.k.a. The Cathedral of Boston) (Boston, Massachusetts)
It's about six-and-a-half times the number of McDonald's Locations in the World.
In other words, the count of McDonald's Locations in the World is 0.150 times 240,000.
(2015 figures) (approximate)