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SAMOS

[sam-ohs] /ˈsæm oʊs/
noun
1.
one of a series of U.S. reconnaissance satellites.
Origin of SAMOS
s(atellite) a(nti)m(issile) o(bservation) s(ystem)
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British Dictionary definitions for samoss

Samos

/ˈseɪmɒs/
noun
1.
a Greek island in the E Aegean Sea, off the SW coast of Turkey: a leading commercial centre of ancient Greece. Pop: 33 809 (2001). Area: 492 sq km (190 sq miles)
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Word Origin and History for samoss

Samos

Greek island in the Aegean, from Old Greek samos "a height, dune, seaside hill." Many references to it are as the birthplace of Pythagoras. Related: Samian.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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samoss in the Bible

an island in the AEgean Sea, which Paul passed on his voyage from Assos to Miletus (Acts 20:15), on his third missionary journey. It is about 27 miles long and 20 broad, and lies about 42 miles south-west of Smyrna.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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