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1. (Units) nautical mile
2. (Units) nanometre
(Placename) New Mexico
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|Noun||1.||nm - a metric unit of length equal to one billionth of a meter|
metric linear unit - a linear unit of distance in metric terms
A, angstrom, angstrom unit - a metric unit of length equal to one ten billionth of a meter (or 0.0001 micron); used to specify wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation
|2.||NM - a state in southwestern United States on the Mexican border|
southwestern United States, Southwest - the southwestern region of the United States generally including New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Nevada, California, and sometimes Utah and Colorado
Carlsbad Caverns National Park - a national park in New Mexico featuring what is probably the world's largest cavern with spectacular underground formations
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
Albuquerque - the largest city in New Mexico; located in central New Mexico on the Rio Grande river
Carlsbad - a town in southeastern New Mexico on the Pecos River near the Mexican border; potash deposits
Farmington - a town in northwestern New Mexico
Gallup - a town in northwestern New Mexico near the Arizona border
Las Cruces - a town in southern New Mexico on the Rio Grande
Los Alamos - a town in north central New Mexico; in 1942 it was chosen as a nuclear research site where the first atomic bombs were produced
Roswell - a town in southeast New Mexico
capital of New Mexico, Santa Fe - capital of the state of New Mexico; located in north central New Mexico
Silver City - a town in southwestern New Mexico
Taos - an artist colony in northern New Mexico
Chihuahuan Desert - a desert in western Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and northern Mexico
Canadian River, Canadian - a river rising in northeastern New Mexico and flowing eastward across the Texas panhandle to become a tributary of the Arkansas River in Oklahoma
Carlsbad Caverns - a group of caverns in southeastern New Mexico noted for their stalactites and stalagmites
Cimarron, Cimarron River - a river that rises in northeastern New Mexico and flows eastward into Oklahoma where it becomes a tributary of the Arkansas River
Colorado Plateau - a large plateau to the south and west of the Rocky Mountains; abuts mountains on the north and east and ends in an escarpment overlooking lowlands to the south and west; the Grand Canyon is carved out of the southwestern corner
Gila, Gila River - a river that rises in western New Mexico and flows westward through southern Arizona to become a tributary of the Colorado River
Guadalupe Mountains - a mountain range in southern New Mexico and western Texas; the southern extension of the Sacramento Mountains
Llano Estacado - a large semiarid plateau forming the southern part of the Great Plains
Pecos, Pecos River - a tributary of the Rio Grande that flows southeastward from New Mexico through western Texas
Sacramento Mountains - mountain range in New Mexico to the east of the Rio Grande
Wheeler Peak - a mountain peak in northeastern New Mexico in the Rocky Mountains
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