Meaning of NAUTICAL MILE in English

NAUTICAL MILE

a unit of distance used chiefly in navigation, equal to 6080.20 feet (1853.25 meters) in the U.S., now replaced by the international nautical mile. Also called geographical mile, sea mile .

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