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kiloparsec

[ kil-uh-pahr-sek ]
/ ˈkɪl əˌpɑrˌsɛk /
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noun
a unit of distance, equal to 1000 parsecs. Abbreviation: kpc
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Origin of kiloparsec

First recorded in 1920–25; kilo- + parsec
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