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nau'tical 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.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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