Meaning of “kilometre” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] UK US kilometer, written abbreviation km us uk /kɪˈlɒmɪtər, ˈkɪləˌmiːtər/
The two cities are about eight kilometres apart.The fire was visible from five kilometres away.How do you convert miles into kilometres?We covered 700 kilometres in four days.Their holiday cottage is about 15 kilometres from the coast.

A2 a unit for measuring distance, equal to 1000 metres

(Definition of “kilometre” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)