Kilometre



[ki-lom-i-ter, kil-uh-mee‐] /kɪˈlɒm ɪ tər, ˈkɪl əˌmi‐/

noun
1.
a unit of length, the common measure of distances equal to 1000 meters, and equivalent to 3280.8 feet or 0.621 mile.
Abbreviation: km.
/kɪˈlɒmɪtə; ˈkɪləˌmiːtə/
noun
1.
one thousand metres, equal to 0.621371 miles km
n.

chiefly British English spelling of kilometer; also see -re.
n.

1810, from French kilomètre (1795); see kilo- + meter (n.2). Related: Kilometric.
kilometer
(kĭ-lŏm’ĭ-tər, kĭl’ə-mē’tər)
A unit of length in the metric system equal to 1,000 meters (0.62 mile). See Table at measurement.
kilometer [(ki-lom-uh-tuhr, kil-uh-mee-tuhr)]

In the metric system, one thousand meters, or about five-eighths of a mile.

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