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English definition of “kilometre”

kilometre

noun [C] UK (US kilometer, written abbreviation km)
 
 
/kɪˈlɒmɪtər, ˈkɪləˌmiːtər/
A2 a unit for measuring distance, equal to 1000 metresMeasurements of length and distanceArea, mass, weight and volume in general
(Definition of kilometre from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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