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Paxoí (päksēˈ) [key] or Paxos păkˈsəs, island (1991 pop. 2,175), c.7 sq mi (18 sq km), NW Greece, in the Ionian Sea; one of the Ionian Islands. Olive oil, citrus fruits, and almonds are produced. Tourism is an important industry.

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