Jos

[jaws]

Jo

[joh]
noun
  1. a female given name, form of Josephine.
  2. a male given name, form of Joseph.
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Jos

noun
  1. 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)

jo

1

joe

noun plural joes
  1. a Scot word for sweetheart

Word Origin for jo

C16: alteration of joy

jo

2
the internet domain name for
  1. Jordan
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Word Origin and History for jos

jo

Scottish form of joy, attested from 1520s as a term of endearment.

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