nautical mile

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Noun[edit]

nautical mile (plural nautical miles)

  1. (nautical) A unit of length corresponding approximately to one minute of arc of latitude along any meridian. By international agreement it is exactly 1,852 metres (approximately 6,076 feet).

Synonyms[edit]

  • knot (may also refer to nautical miles per hour)
  • M, NM, Nm, nmi

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