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  • n. Plural form of kilometre.


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  • For instance, distributors can easily travel 40 kilometres off the main highway in Tamil Nadu while in U.P. and Bihar, 15 kilometres is as far as they'll go.

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  • Airport operations will be visible at a distance of five kilometres from the cliffs at Minster.

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  • Two bombers blew themselves up on Thursday at the gates of the heavily-guarded Wah armaments factory, just 30 kilometres from the capital Islamabad.

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  • There was a tiny town about twenty kilometres from the turnoff to Burt's Beach where we bought some hot dogs, buns, and water.

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  • There, it is possible to drive more than 4,000 kilometres from the east coast to the west coast and more than 2,000 kilometres from our border to the Mexican border on wide, safe roads that have no traffic signals and no stop signs.

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  • We will be challenging ourselves to the philosophy of little green tracs, by putting one foot in front of the other for about 1,000 kilometres from the Italian Alps to Rome.


  • We are told that the attack took place about two kilometres from the regional international reconstruction headquarters in Kandahar and, according to reports, the suicide bomber tried to ram a vehicle into the convoy that was travelling through the city of Kandahar on its way to the main Nato headquarters at Kandahar Airfield.

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  • For practical purposes, a modern vertical drilling pipe can go 10 kilometres down and a horizontal pipe can deviate to distances of 10 kilometres from the rig.

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  • About 25 kilometres from the sea, Wigan never had a pier like the one boasted by British seaside resorts.

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  • The site is totally isolated, over 300 air kilometres from the nearest all-weather road for 10 months of the year.

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