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nautical mile in Measurement topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnautical mileˌnautical ˈmile noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 TMa unit for measuring distance at sea, equal to about 1.15 miles or 1,852 metres
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nautical mileOne minute of latitude at the Equator was defined as a nautical mile.