Samos

[ sey-mos, sam-ohs; Greek sah-maws ]
/ ˈseɪ mɒs, ˈsæm oʊs; Greek ˈsɑ mɔs /

noun

a Greek island in the E Aegean. 194 sq. mi. (502 sq. km).

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SAMOS

[ sam-ohs ]
/ ˈsæm oʊs /

noun

one of a series of U.S. reconnaissance satellites.

Origin of SAMOS

s(atellite) a(nti)m(issile) o(bservation) s(ystem)
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Samos

/ (ˈseɪmɒs) /

noun

a Greek island in the E Aegean Sea, off the SW coast of Turkey: a leading commercial centre of ancient Greece. Pop: 33 809 (2001). Area: 492 sq km (190 sq miles)
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