Related formsSo·co·tran, noun, adjective
an island in the Indian Ocean, S of Arabia: a part of the Republic of Yemen. 1382 sq. mi. (3579 sq. km).
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Examples from the Web for sokotra
Historical Examples of sokotra
El Masoudi considered the Greek a purer race in Sokotra than elsewhere.
Though it is Arabian politically, Sokotra geographically is African.
Sokotra without Mount Haghier would be like a body without a soul.
It is pretty dear, too, in Sokotra, as so much is used up for the ghi.
Such are among the oddest to look upon of Sokotra's vegetable productions.
British Dictionary definitions for sokotra
Sokotra or Suqutra
an island in the Indian Ocean, about 240 km (150 miles) off Cape Guardafui, Somalia: administratively part of Yemen. Capital: Hadiboh (Tamrida). Area: 3100 sq km (1200 sq miles)
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