Chios

[ kahy-os, -ohs, kee-; Greek khee-aws ]
/ ˈkaɪ ɒs, -oʊs, ˈki-; Greek ˈxi ɔs /

noun

a Greek island in the Aegean, near the W coast of Turkey. 322 sq. mi. (834 sq. km).
a seaport on and the capital of this island.
Greek Khios.
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Chios

/ (ˈkiːɒs, -əʊs) /

noun

an island in the Aegean Sea, off the coast of Turkey: belongs to Greece. Capital: Chios. Pop: 51 936 (2001). Area: 904 sq km (353 sq miles)
a port on the island of Chios: in ancient times, one of the 12 Ionian city-states. Pop (municipality): 25 671 (2001).
Modern Greek name: Khíos
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