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 for Geographical mile
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Geographic \Ge`o*graph"ic\, Geographical \Ge`o*graph"ic*al\, a.
     [L. geographicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. g['e]ographique.]
     Of or pertaining to geography.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Geographical distribution. See under Distribution.
  
     Geographic latitude (of a place), the angle included
        between a line perpendicular or normal to the level
        surface of water at rest at the place, and the plane of
        the equator; differing slightly from the geocentric
        latitude by reason of the difference between the earth's
        figure and a true sphere.
  
     Geographical mile. See under Mile.
  
     Geographical variation, any variation of a species which is
        dependent on climate or other geographical conditions.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mile \Mile\ (m[imac]l), n. [AS. m[imac]l, fr. L. millia, milia;
     pl. of mille a thousand, i. e., milia passuum a thousand
     paces. Cf. Mill the tenth of a cent, Million.]
     A certain measure of distance, being equivalent in England
     and the United States to 320 poles or rods, or 5,280 feet.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: The distance called a mile varies greatly in different
           countries. Its length in yards is, in Norway, 12,182;
           in Brunswick, 11,816; in Sweden, 11,660; in Hungary,
           9,139; in Switzerland, 8,548; in Austria, 8,297; in
           Prussia, 8,238; in Poland, 8,100; in Italy, 2,025; in
           England and the United States, 1,760; in Spain, 1,552;
           in the Netherlands, 1,094.
           [1913 Webster]
  
     Geographical mile or Nautical mile, one sixtieth of a
        degree of a great circle of the earth, or 6080.27 feet.
  
     Mile run. Same as Train mile. See under Train.
  
     Roman mile, a thousand paces, equal to 1,614 yards English
        measure.
  
     Statute mile, a mile conforming to statute, that is, in
        England and the United States, a mile of 5,280 feet, as
        distinguished from any other mile.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  geographical mile
      n 1: a former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet
           (1,853.184 meters); 800 feet longer than a statute mile
           [syn: nautical mile, naut mi, mile, mi,
           geographical mile, Admiralty mile]

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