What is another word for geographical mile?

7 synonyms found


[ d͡ʒˌɪəɡɹˈafɪkə͡l mˈa͡ɪl], [ d‍ʒˌɪəɡɹˈafɪkə‍l mˈa‍ɪl], [ dʒ_ˌɪ__ə_ɡ_ɹ_ˈa_f_ɪ_k_əl m_ˈaɪ_l]

Synonyms for Geographical mile:

How to use "Geographical mile" in context?

The geographical mile is a unit of measure used in the United States, and formerly in the UK, the Republic of Ireland and other nations. It is the distance from the equator to a line drawn through the North Pole. 1 geographical mile is equivalent to 1.609 kilometers.

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