kiloparsec

noun
ki·​lo·​par·​sec | \ ˈki-lə-ˌpär-ˌsek How to pronounce kiloparsec (audio) , ˈkē-lə- How to pronounce kiloparsec (audio) \

Definition of kiloparsec

: 1000 parsecs

First Known Use of kiloparsec

1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Kiloparsec.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kiloparsec. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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