/ (səˈkəʊtrə) /

  1. a variant spelling of Socotra

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How to use Sokotra in a sentence

  • Sokotra itself is situated about 240 miles from Cape Guardafui, and is about 500 miles from Aden.

    Southern Arabia | Theodore Bent
  • They send sharks' fins to China from here, as well as from Sokotra and the Somali coast.

    Southern Arabia | Theodore Bent
  • The chief continental islands are Madagascar, Sokotra and Ceylon.

  • We assured them that we had landed in Sokotra (which they pronounce Sakoutra) to see the island, and not to circumnavigate it.

    Southern Arabia | Theodore Bent
  • They had heard how a Sokotran man had turned a woman of Maskat into a seal and forced her to swim over to Sokotra in that shape.

    Southern Arabia | Theodore Bent