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English definition of “kilometre”

kilometre

noun [C] UK ( US kilometer)     /kɪˈlɒmɪtər, ˈkɪləˌmiːtər/ ( abbreviation km)
MEASURES a unit of measurement of length equal to 1000 metres , or approximately 0.62 miles
(Definition of kilometre noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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