[koz-muh s, -mohs] /ˈkɒz məs, -moʊs/
/ˈkɒsəˌvɑː/ adjective 1. of or relating to Kosovo or its inhabitants noun 2. a native or inhabitant of Kosovo
/Serbian ˈkɔsɔvɔ; ˈkɒsəvəʊ/ noun 1. an autonomous province of Serbia, in the SW: chiefly Albanian in population since the 13th century; Serb suppression of separatists escalated to a policy of ethnic cleansing in 1998, provoking NATO airstrikes against Serbia in 1999 and takeover by UN administration; unilaterally declared independence in 2008. Mainly a plateau. Capital: […]
- Kosovo war
Kosovo War [(kaw-suh-voh)] A brief war fought in 1999 between NATO and Serbia, the main remnant of the former Yugoslavia, over the status of the Yugoslavian province of Kosovo. In 1998, Serbian president Slobodan Milosevic sent Serbian troops to take back areas of Kosovo controlled by ethnic Albanian guerrillas, triggering a NATO air campaign in […]
[kohs-rahy] /koʊsˈraɪ/ noun 1. an island in the W Pacific: part of the Federated States of Micronesia. 42 sq. mi. (109 sq. km).