Meaning of “nautical mile” in the English Dictionary

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"nautical mile" in British English

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nautical milenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌnɔː.tɪ.kəl ˈmaɪl/ us /ˌnɑː.t̬i.kəl ˈmaɪl/ also sea mile

a unit of distance used at sea that is equal to 1,852 metres

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(Definition of “nautical mile” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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nautical milenoun [ C ]

us /ˈnɔ·t̬ɪ·kəl ˈmɑɪl, ˈnɑt̬·ɪ·kəl/

a unit of distance used at sea which is equal to 6076 feet in the US system

(Definition of “nautical mile” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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nautical milenoun [ C ]

uk us also sea mile MEASURES, TRANSPORT

a unit of distance used at sea which is equal to 1852 metres or 1.15 miles

(Definition of “nautical mile” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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