Jos

[ jaws ]
/ dʒɔs /
|

noun

a city in central Nigeria.

Definition for jos (2 of 2)

Jo

[ joh ]
/ dʒoʊ /

noun

a female given name, form of Josephine.
a male given name, form of Joseph.
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British Dictionary definitions for jos (1 of 3)

Jos

/ (dʒɒs) /

noun

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)

British Dictionary definitions for jos (2 of 3)

jo

1

joe

/ (dʒəʊ) /

noun plural joes

a Scot word for sweetheart

Word Origin for jo

C16: alteration of joy

British Dictionary definitions for jos (3 of 3)

jo

2

the internet domain name for

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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