- a city in central Nigeria.
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Examples from the Web for jos
Father Jos could not say so much, therefore he said nothing.
Father Jos said, "A man ought to be ashamed not to think of his own first."
Remember me most kindly to Uncle Jos, and to all the Wedgwoods.The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume I (of II)
Jos Green was delighted with the idea; but how was it to be accomplished?The Three Commanders
Their captors were, Jos explained to them, great diplomatists.The Three Midshipmen
- a city in central Nigeria, capital of Plateau state on the Jos Plateau: major centre of the tin-mining industry. Pop: 685 000 (2005 est)
- a Scot word for sweetheart
C16: alteration of joy
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Word Origin and History for jos
Scottish form of joy, attested from 1520s as a term of endearment.
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