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- proper n. Alternative spelling of Chios.
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- n. an island in the Aegean Sea off the west coast of Turkey; belongs to Greece
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At Khios a Gestapo house was discovered where people had been forced to spend a night with a skeleton in a cellar.
On Khios a few Royal Marines destroyed two destroyers, even though the local andartes failed to turn up as agreed, having 'lost interest'.
Accordingly the Turks refused to recognize the award of the powers, and demanded the re-establishment of Ottoman sovereignty in Mitylini and Khios, under guarantee of an autonomy after the precedent of Krete and Samos.
Dardanelles; yet the only consequence was the complete devastation, in revenge, of helpless Khios.
'Greek sovereignty in Mitylini and Khios', the Greeks maintained, 'does not threaten Turkish sovereignty on the Continent.
Khios and besieged the Turkish garrison, which was relieved after three weeks by the arrival of the Ottoman fleet.
_ (a) _ The first of those in question are the Sporades, a chain of islands off the Anatolian coast which continues the line of Mitylini, Khios, and
_ (c) _ A third group consists of Mitylini and Khios,  and concerning this pair Greece and Turkey have so far come to no understanding.
The continental Greeks were too effectively crushed to aspire beyond the preservation of their own existence; but the islands had been less sorely tried, and Khios, which had enjoyed over two centuries  of prosperity under the rule of a Genoese chartered company, and exchanged it for Ottoman sovereignty under peculiarly lenient conditions, could still supply Achmet a century later with officials of the intelligence and education he required, Khiots were the first to fill the new offices of
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