hectometer

or hek·to·me·ter

[ hek-tuh-mee-ter ]

noun
  1. a unit of length equal to 100 meters, or 328.08 feet. Abbreviation: hm

Origin of hectometer

1
From the French word hectomètre, dating back to 1800–10. See hecto-, -meter
  • Also especially British, hec·to·me·tre .

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