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Paxos

[pak-sos, -sohs]
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noun
  1. one of the Ionian Islands, off the NW coast of Greece. 7 sq. mi. (18 sq. km).
Greek Pa·xoi [pah-ksee] /pɑˈksi/.
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  • Doria, sallying forth from Messina, had met the governor of Gallipoli off Paxos, and had fought him before daybreak.

    The Story of the Barbary Corsairs

    Stanley Lane-Poole