Definitions

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  • proper noun A transliteration of the Greek male given name Κώστας.

Etymologies

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Romanization of the Greek Κώστας, a male given name used in (modern) Greece.

Examples

  • In the following clip from a 1972 production of Verdi's opera, Macbeth (1847) at the Glyndebourne Festival Opera, the newly-crowned king of Scotland (Kostas Paskalis) watches in horror as the three witches conjure up a vision of eight descendants of Banquo, all of whom become future kings of Scotland.

    George Heymont: The Ghost Walks at Midnight

  • Despite beginning the year in record territory, natural-gas inventories diminished quickly in January and early February as widespread cold engulfed much of the country, says Chris Kostas, a power and gas analyst at Energy Security Analysis.

    From North to South, spring brings extremes

  • Kostas Panagopoulos, a political analyst, said: Papandreou may have won a vote of confidence last week, but it will mean nothing if he gets these measures passed with only the slimmest of majorities.

    Greece given hope as French banks agree debt rollover

  • "As Papandreou himself said last night he is not tied to any chair, he is willing to discuss all options," said veteran socialist Kostas Yeitonas.

    Greek PM Papandreou wins confidence vote - November 4 2011

  • Kostas Panagopoulos, a political analyst, said: Papandreou may have won a vote of confidence last week, but it will mean nothing if he gets these measures passed with only the slimmest of majorities.

    Greece given hope as French banks agree debt rollover

  • The measures will be much harder to pass now than they were two months ago, political analyst Kostas Panagopoulos said.

    Stock markets and euro slide on Greek debt fears

  • The food insecurity in these countries is extreme, three times more than the prevalence of hunger in other countries, in the rest of the developing world, said Kostas Stamoulis, director of the Agriculture Development Economics Division at the United Nations food agency.

    Food Agencies Warn of 'Protracted Food Crises'

  • The food insecurity in these countries is extreme, three times more than the prevalence of hunger in other countries, in the rest of the developing world, said Kostas Stamoulis, director of the Agriculture Development Economics Division at the United Nations food agency.

    Food Agencies Warn of 'Protracted Food Crises'

  • The food insecurity in these countries is extreme, three times more than the prevalence of hunger in other countries, in the rest of the developing world, said Kostas Stamoulis, director of the Agriculture Development Economics Division at the United Nations food agency.

    Food Agencies Warn of 'Protracted Food Crises'

  • Kostas Skandalis said Papandreou now needed to ask the Greek president to set the wheels in motion, and also lay out a timeline for elections.

    Greek PM Papandreou wins confidence vote - November 4 2011

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