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Chí·os

 (kī′ŏs′, -ōs′, kē′-, KHē′ôs)
An island of Greece in the Aegean Sea off the western coast of Turkey. It was noted in antiquity for its school of epic poets.

Chios

(ˈkiːɒs; -əʊs)
n
1. (Placename) an island in the Aegean Sea, off the coast of Turkey: belongs to Greece. Capital: Chios. Pop: 51 936 (2001). Area: 904 sq km (353 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a port on the island of Chios: in ancient times, one of the 12 Ionian city-states. Pop (municipality): 25 671 (2001).
Modern Greek name: Khíos

Chi•os

(ˈkaɪ ɒs, -oʊs, ˈki-)

n.
a Greek island in the Aegean, near the W coast of Turkey. 53,942; 322 sq. mi. (834 sq. km).
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Noun1.Chios - an island in the Aegean Sea off the west coast of TurkeyChios - an island in the Aegean Sea off the west coast of Turkey; belongs to Greece
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
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As I write my good, brave, friend Ruhi Akhtar from Morpeth, is in Chios, Greece.
Makrinos, from Chios, Greece, obtained his undergraduate degree in Classics at the Philosophy School at the University of Athens.
A boy looking inside a tent at the Souda municipality-run camp for refugees and migrants on the island of Chios, Greece.