Pronunciation: (ki-lom'i-tur, kil'u-mē"-), [key]
a unit of length, the common measure of distances equal to 1000 meters, and equivalent to 3280.8 feet or 0.621 mile. Abbr.: km Also, esp. Brit.,kil'o•me"tre.
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