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synonyms for nautical-mile

  • NM
  • international nautical mile
  • knot
  • naut mi
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How to use nautical-mile in a sentence

What need to look to right or left when you are swallowing up free mile after mile of dizzying road?
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
General Santa Anna is within a mile of us with fifteen hundred men.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Nowhere can be found a region capable of supporting a larger population to the square mile than Lombardy.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
They had proceeded a mile when Bruno came running back, showing by his manner he had news to impart.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The procession made its way slowly towards the river, three quarters of a mile to the east.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Harry had taken a position about half a mile from where the road turned, and where he had a good view without being seen.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
It was kind of Josiah to come, for he is an old man and lives a full mile above the village, half way up the ridge-side.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
We nearly played our horses out galloping around looking for you—after we'd gone a mile or so, and you didn't catch up.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The course is about a mile and a half in circumference, and the "straight" about five furlongs in length.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
The road ran straight for over a half-mile behind them, and not a living thing showed upon it.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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