coss

[ kohs ]
/ koʊs /

noun

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Definition for coss (2 of 2)

kos

or coss

[ kohs ]
/ koʊs /

noun, plural kos. (in India)

a unit of land distance of various lengths from 1 to 3 miles (1.6 to 4.8 km).

Origin of kos

< Hindi ≪ Sanskrit krośa
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British Dictionary definitions for coss (1 of 3)

coss
/ (kɒs) /

noun

another name for kos

British Dictionary definitions for coss (2 of 3)

kos
/ (kəʊs) /

noun plural kos

an Indian unit of distance having different values in different localities. It is usually between 1 and 3 miles or 1 and 5 kilometresAlso called: coss

Word Origin for kos

from Hindi kōs

British Dictionary definitions for coss (3 of 3)

Kos

Cos

/ (kɒs) /

noun

an island in the SE Aegean Sea, in the Greek Dodecanese Islands: separated from SW Turkey by the Kos Channel; settled in ancient times by Dorians and became famous for literature and medicine. Pop: 30 947 (2001). Area: 282 sq km (109 sq miles)
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