Kilometre definition

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(UK, Canada) (metrology) An SI unit of length equal to 103 metres.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of kilometre - chilometre

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
kilometre
Plural:
kilometres

Origin of kilometre

  • From French kilomètre, from Ancient Greek χίλιοι (khilioi, “thousand”) + μέτρον (metron, “measure”).

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