kos: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kōs), [key]
— pl. kos.
  1. a unit of land distance of various lengths from 1 to 3 mi. (1.6 to 4.8 km).


Pronunciation: (kos, kôs), [key]
— n.
  1. one of the Greek Dodecanese Islands in the SE Aegean Sea, off the SW coast of Turkey. 16,650; 111 sq. mi. (287 sq. km).
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  • kos (Thesaurus)