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[ pak-sos, -sohs ]
/ ˈpæk sɒs, -soʊs /


one of the Ionian Islands, off the NW coast of Greece. 7 sq. mi. (18 sq. km).
Greek Pa·xoi [pah-ksee] /pɑˈksi/. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for paxos

  • Doria, sallying forth from Messina, had met the governor of Gallipoli off Paxos, and had fought him before daybreak.

    The Story of the Barbary Corsairs|Stanley Lane-Poole