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nau·ti·cal mile

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  1. nautical milenoun

    Synonyms:
    Nm, nmi, knot, NM, M

  2. nautical milenoun

    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:
    Nm, NM, knot, M, nmi

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nautical mile, naut mi, mile, mi, geographical mile, Admiralty milenoun

    a former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet (1,853.184 meters); 800 feet longer than a statute mile

    Synonyms:
    international nautical mile, knot, mile, stat mi, international mile, air mile, mil, sea mile, geographical mile, statute mile, myocardial infarction, naut mi, myocardial infarct, land mile, mi

  2. nautical mile, mile, mi, naut mi, knot, international nautical mile, air milenoun

    a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude

    Synonyms:
    burl, air mile, slub, land mile, sea mile, stat mi, international nautical mile, geographical mile, mile, grayback, knot, mil, mi, myocardial infarction, greyback, international mile, statute mile, naut mi, gnarl, myocardial infarct

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  1. Julian Ku:

    (B)y limiting the USS Lassen's transit to an 'innocent passage,' the U.S. is implicitly recognizing that China is entitled to a 12 nm (nautical mile) territorial sea around its artificial island on Subi Reef.


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