from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An island of southeast Greece in the northern Dodecanese Islands at the entrance to the Gulf of Kos, an inlet of the Aegean Sea on the southwest coast of Turkey. Hippocrates founded a medical school on the island in the fifth century B.C. Kos became part of modern Greece in 1947.

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  • proper n. a Greek island in the Dodecanese


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