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[kouz] /kaʊz/
a seaport on the Isle of Wight, in S England: resort. Unabridged
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  • I really must catch the three oclock train to Cowes, he explained.

    The Message Louis Tracy
  • Cowes, with a pleasant party and hotels handy, was all very well.

    The Riddle of the Sands Erskine Childers
  • The clouds have all cleared away, and the sky is bluer than I have ever seen it since I first met you at Cowes.

    Lord Randolph Churchill Winston Spencer Churchill
  • The yacht, as we before observed, was bound to Cowes, in the Isle of Wight.

  • We fell down Yarmouth road, but the next day were forced back to Cowes.

    The Moravians in Georgia Adelaide L. Fries
  • This night I expected to have anchored your vessel in Cowes, and have left them in safety.'

  • She had been told that he was not to be at Cowes till Monday, and lo!

    Phantom Fortune, A Novel M. E. Braddon
  • Than, sayde the Janwaye, here needeth no batayle: for this that I beare is a Cowes heed.

  • She was going to Grasmere immediately after the Cowes week to see her dear grandmother, and to be assured of her approval.

    Phantom Fortune, A Novel M. E. Braddon
  • It had annoyed her, too, to learn that the Cowes Week had been given up.

    Good Old Anna Marie Belloc Lowndes
British Dictionary definitions for Cowes


a town in S England, on the Isle of Wight: famous for its annual regatta. Pop: 19 110 (2001)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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