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ki·lom·e·ter

kilometer

 
pronunciation:
k la mih tr [or] kI l mi tr
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part of speech: noun
definition: a unit of length equal to one thousand meters or 0.621 mile. (abbreviated: km)
derivations: kilometric (adj.), kilometrical (adj.)
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The word kilometer contains the following part:
kilo Greek root that means thousand