kilometrenoun [ C ]UK US kilometer uk /ˈkɪl.əˌmiː.tər/ us /kɪˈlɑː.mə.t̬ɚ/ written abbreviation km
- He walks two kilometres to work every morning.
- They were going at about 60 kilometres an hour when their car hit the tree.
- We travelled northeastwards for about 250 kilometres.
- A few kilometres from the crowded beaches of Spain's Mediterranean coast, many once-thriving villages stand deserted and in ruins.
- According to the map, the village lies about 10 kilometres to the east of here.