Kilometer

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Definition

a kilometer : a unit of distance or length, equal to 1000 meters
noun
1 kilometer = .62 miles, = 3,280 feet.

Examples

  • "Rachid took a wrong turn over Barcelona and now we're approximately 100 kilometers south of Porto."
  • "Brian : 1 mile is about 1.6 kilometers."
  • "So one mile is how many kilometers?"
  • "" When reminded that Zirconda is located nearly 3000 kilometers from mainland Europe, the minister was quoted as saying, "So what?"

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