[ kos, kaws ]
/ kɒs, kɔs /
one of the Greek Dodecanese Islands in the SE Aegean Sea, off the SW coast of Turkey. 111 sq. mi. (287 sq. km).
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British Dictionary definitions for koses (1 of 2)
/ (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 koses (2 of 2)
/ (kɒs) /
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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