geographical mile


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geographical mile

n
(Units) a former name for nautical mile
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Noun1.geographical mile - a former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet (1,853.184 meters); 800 feet longer than a statute mile
nautical linear unit - a linear unit of distance used in navigation
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The Worcestershire sides, neighbours by geographical miles but previously continents apart in prestige and tradition, will be playing on a level playing field that seemed unimaginable ten years ago.

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