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Sokotra

[soh-koh-truh, sok-uh-truh]
noun
  1. Socotra.
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Socotra

or So·ko·tra

[soh-koh-truh, sok-uh-truh]
noun
  1. 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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Related formsSo·co·tran, noun, adjective
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Historical Examples of sokotra

  • El Masoudi considered the Greek a purer race in Sokotra than elsewhere.

    Southern Arabia

    Theodore Bent

  • Though it is Arabian politically, Sokotra geographically is African.

    Southern Arabia

    Theodore Bent

  • Sokotra without Mount Haghier would be like a body without a soul.

    Southern Arabia

    Theodore Bent

  • It is pretty dear, too, in Sokotra, as so much is used up for the ghi.

    Southern Arabia

    Theodore Bent

  • Such are among the oddest to look upon of Sokotra's vegetable productions.

    Southern Arabia

    Theodore Bent


British Dictionary definitions for sokotra

Sokotra

noun
  1. a variant spelling of Socotra
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Socotra

Sokotra or Suqutra

noun
  1. 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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