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Cocos Islands

[koh-kohs] /ˈkoʊ koʊs/
plural noun
an Australian group of 27 coral islands in the Indian Ocean, SW of Java. 5.5 sq. mi. (14 sq. km).
Also called Keeling Islands
[kee-ling] /ˈki lɪŋ/ (Show IPA)
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Keeling Islands

plural noun
another name for the Cocos Islands

Cocos Islands

/ˈkəʊkɒs; ˈkəʊkəs/
plural noun
a group of 27 coral islands in the Indian Ocean, southwest of Java: a Territory of Australia since 1955. Pop: 596 (2010). Area: 13 sq km (5 sq miles) Also called Keeling Islands
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