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international nautical mile

[ in-ter-nash-uh-nl naw-ti-kuhl mahyl, not-i-kuhl ]
/ ɪn tərˈnæʃ ə nl ˌnɔ tɪ kəl ˌmaɪl, ˈnɒt ɪ kəl /
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noun

a unit of distance at sea or in the air equal to 1.852 kilometers.

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Also called in·ter·na·tion·al air mile [in-ter-nash-uh-nl air mahyl], /ɪn tərˈnæʃ ə nl ˌɛər ˌmaɪl/, air mile .

Origin of international nautical mile

First recorded in 1930–35
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international nautical mile

noun

the full name for nautical mile (def. 1)
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