Associations to the word «Kilometre»


KILOMETRE, noun. (British spelling) (Canadian spelling) (Australian, New Zealand, Irish and South African spelling) (metrology) An SI unit of length equal to 103 metres.

Dictionary definition

KILOMETRE, noun. A metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles).

Wise words

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