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English definition of “kilometre”

kilometre

noun [C] UK (US kilometer)     /ˈkɪl.əˌmiː.tər/ US  /kɪˈlɑː.mə.t̬ɚ/ (written abbreviation km)
A2 a unit of measurement equal to 1,000 metres Measurements of length and distance
(Definition of kilometre noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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