Coss



[kohs] /koʊs/

noun
1.
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[kohs] /koʊs/
noun, plural kos. (in India)
1.
a unit of land distance of various lengths from 1 to 3 miles (1.6 to 4.8 km).
/kɒs/
noun
1.
another name for kos
/kəʊs/
noun (pl) kos
1.
an Indian unit of distance having different values in different localities. It is usually between 1 and 3 miles or 1 and 5 kilometres Also called coss
/kɒs/
noun
1.
an island in the SE Aegean Sea, in the Greek Dodecanese Islands: separated from SW Turkey by the Kos Channel; settled in ancient times by Dorians and became famous for literature and medicine. Pop: 30 947 (2001). Area: 282 sq km (109 sq miles)
n.

measure of distance in India (about 2 miles), from Hindi kos, from Sanskrit krosah, literally “a call, a shout;” thus, “distance within which a man’s shout can be heard.”

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