# What is “Meter” referencing in “60-Meter Band”?

I know that there are various bands referenced in meters (or cm). My question refers to what exactly the word "meter" is referring to when identifying the 5MHz band? I know that the 60-meter band is 5MHz, and considering that communications on that band can go farther than 60 meters, I am assuming that "meter" refers to the wavelength. Is that assumption correct?