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kiloparsec

[kil-uh-pahr-sek] /ˈkɪl əˌpɑrˌsɛk/
noun
1.
a unit of distance, equal to 1000 parsecs.
Abbreviation: kpc.
Origin of kiloparsec
1920-1925
First recorded in 1920-25; kilo- + parsec
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