kilometer; kilometers.

Nearby words

  1. kikongo,
  2. kikumon,
  3. kikuyu,
  4. kikwit,
  5. kil,
  6. kilauea,
  7. kildare,
  8. kilderkin,
  9. kiley,
  10. kilgore Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for kil


first element in many Celtic place names, literally "cell (of a hermit), church, burial place," from Gaelic and Irish -cil, from cill, gradational variant of ceall "cell, church, burial place," from Latin cella (see cell).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper