nautical mile

(redirected from aeronautical mile)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for nautical mile

a former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet (1,853.184 meters)

a unit of length used in navigation

References in periodicals archive ?
Of course, it doesn't hurt that the property on which sits his log home and wind turbine is located near the highest point in Chautauqua County, New York (just a few miles outside of Frewsburg), or that he's within 20 aeronautical miles of Lake Erie; a long, slender stretch of water that just happens to be canted in the same direction as the prevailing winds.
Full browser ?