/Serbian ˈkɔsɔvɔ; ˈkɒsəvəʊ/
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: Priština. Pop: 1 847 708 (2013 est). Area: 10 887 sq km (4203 sq miles) Full Serbian name Kosovo-Metohija (Serbian) (ˈkɔsɔvɔmɛˌtɔhija)
- 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).
/ˈkɒsɒf/ noun 1. Leon. born 1926, British painter, esp of London scenes
[kos-ooth; Hungarian kaw-shoo t] /ˈkɒs uθ; Hungarian ˈkɔ ʃʊt/ noun 1. Ferenc [fer-ents] /ˈfɛr ɛnts/ (Show IPA), 1841–1914, Hungarian statesman. 2. his father, Lajos [lo-yawsh] /ˈlɒ yɔʃ/ (Show IPA), 1802–94, Hungarian patriot, statesman, and writer. /Hungarian ˈkoʃuːt/ noun 1. Lajos (ˈlɔjoʃ). 1802–94, Hungarian statesman. He led the revolution against Austria (1848) and was provisional governor […]