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In this island there is much dragon's blood and aloes of Socotra.A Description of the Coasts of East Africa and Malabar|Duarte Barbosa
He then turned his arms against Socotra, at the entrance of the Gulf of Aden, where he carried the fortress.Celebrated Travels and Travellers|Jules Verne
After these acts of summary vengeance the Portuguese fleet proceeded to Socotra.Rulers of India: Albuquerque|Henry Morse Stephens
In this sea is the island of Socotra, whence come the best aloes.
The best kind is brought from the Island of Socotra, and is supposed to be more safe in its operation than the other kinds.The American Reformed Cattle Doctor|George Dadd