square kilometer

  1. a unit of area measurement equal to a square measuring one kilometer on each side. Abbreviation: km2, sq. km

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How to use square kilometer in a sentence

  • At present European Russia has about 19.4 inhabitants to the square kilometer; Saxony has over 300.

    Woman and Socialism | August Bebel
  • It has two hundred and forty-seven inhabitants for each square kilometer.

    An African Adventure | Isaac F. Marcosson
  • On one square kilometer (about three-fifths of a square mile) of the battle field of Campulung 6,000 Rumanian dead were counted.