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  1. 5 days ago · English Dictionary Sentences Grammar Definition of 'kilometre' Word Frequency kilometre (kɪləmiːtəʳ , kɪlɒmɪtəʳ ) Word forms: plural kilometres regional note: in AM, use kilometer countable noun [num NOUN] A kilometre is a metric unit of distance or length. One kilometre is a thousand metres and is equal to around 0.62 miles.

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    Kilometre The kilometre ( SI symbol: km; / ˈkɪləmiːtər / or / kɪˈlɒmətər / ), spelt kilometer in American English and Philippine English, is a unit of length in the International System of Units (SI), equal to one thousand metres ( kilo- being the SI prefix for 1000 ).

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  3. A kilometre is a metric unit of distance or length. One kilometre is a thousand metres and is equal to around 0.62 miles. ...about twenty kilometres from the border. [ + from] The fire destroyed some 40,000 square kilometres of forest. [ + of] Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers

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  5. noun /kɪˈlɒmɪtə (r)/, /ˈkɪləmiːtə (r)/ /kɪˈlɑːmɪtər/ ( US English kilometer) (abbreviation km, informal k) a unit for measuring distance; 1 000 metres The industrial estate is 6 kilometres from the city centre. She had been driving at 110 kilometres per hour. Monaco is only two square kilometres in size. Topics Maths and measurement a1 Word Origin

  6. a unit of measurement of length equal to 1000 metres, or approximately 0.62 miles (Definition of kilometre from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press) Examples of kilometre kilometre We use realistic units to indicate the scale: seconds (s) and kilometres (km). From the Cambridge English Corpus

  7. Metric Length Illustrated definition of Kilometre | Kilometer: A Metric measure of distance. Equal to 1,000 meters. The abbreviation is km Examples: it...

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