a group of islands in the S Pacific belonging to New Zealand. 99 sq. mi. (256 sq. km).
a group of islands in the SW Pacific, an overseas territory of New Zealand: consists of the Lower Cooks and the Northern Cooks Capital: Avarua, on Rarotonga. Pop: 10 447 (2013 est). Area: 234 sq km (90 sq miles)
[kook-awf, -of] /ˈkɒɒkˌɔf, -ˌɒf/ noun 1. a contest in which competitors gather to prepare their specialties.
[koo k-out] /ˈkʊkˌaʊt/ noun 1. a party or entertainment featuring the cooking and eating of a meal out of doors. 2. the process of cooking and eating a meal outdoors. 3. a meal cooked and eaten in the open. adjective 4. of, relating to, or intended for use or consumption at a cookout. /ˈkʊkˌaʊt/ noun […]
[koo k-shop] /ˈkʊkˌʃɒp/ noun 1. a place where prepared food is sold or served; restaurant.
[koo k-shak] /ˈkʊkˌʃæk/ noun 1. a simple structure, as on a ranch or at a camp, where food is .