Synonyms of nautical mile
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- 1. nautical mile, naut mi, mile, mi, geographical mile, Admiralty mile, nautical linear unit
- usage: a former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet (1,853.184 meters); 800 feet longer than a statute mile
- 2. nautical mile, mile, mi, naut mi, knot, international nautical mile, air mile, nautical linear unit
- usage: a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude
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