geographic mile

geographic mile

n.
A nautical mile.
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Its length was about five hundred and fifty miles, and its breadth, from the mountains to the Pacific, from three hundred to three hundred and fifty geographic miles.
COEMR was formed in February 2006 by Central Oregon Independent Practice Association (COIPA), an Oregon IPA of 600 members spanning nearly 40,000 geographic miles.
The educational money talk show spans more than 125 geographic miles from Fort Pierce (north) to North Miami Beach (south).
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