1. [ noun ] a British unit of length equivalent to 1,853.18 meters (6,082 feet)
Synonyms: mile mi geographical_mile Admiralty_mile naut_mi
Related terms: nautical_linear_unit
2. [ noun ] a unit of length used in navigation; equivalent to the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude; 1,852 meters
Synonyms: mile knot naut_mi international_nautical_mile air_mile mi
Related terms: nautical_linear_unit
Similar spelling:   nautical_chain