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nautical mile
(English) A nautical mile is one minute of latitude of the great circle of the earth or 1.852 kilometers. Speed measured in nautical miles per hour is referred to as knots. (See also: knot)
mille nautique
(French) Un mille nautique est la longueur d'une minute de latitude ou 1,852 kilomètres. La vitesse mesurée en milles nautiques par heure est exprimée en noeuds. (See also: knot)
milha náutica
(Portuguese) A uma milha náutica corresponde um minuto em latitude ou 1,8520 kilómetros. Quando designa velocidade, a uma milha por hora chama-se nó. (See also: knot)

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