Cocos


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Noun1.Cocos - coconut palmsCocos - coconut palms        
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Arecaceae, family Arecaceae, family Palmaceae, family Palmae, palm family, Palmaceae, Palmae - chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves; coextensive with the order Palmales
coco, coco palm, cocoa palm, coconut palm, coconut tree, Cocos nucifera, coconut - tall palm tree bearing coconuts as fruits; widely planted throughout the tropics
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we observed Keeling Island, a coral formation, planted with magnificent cocos, and which had been visited by Mr.
In this upper region coarse grasses and ferns abound; but there are no tree-ferns: I saw nowhere any member of the palm family, which is the more singular, as 360 miles northward, Cocos Island takes its name from the number of cocoa-nuts.
A spokeswoman for the Cocos Hotel said: "We are co-operating with the police and the government of Antigua to investigate this incident fully.
An explanation for this seismic conundrum may lie under the waves of the Pacific ocean along a plateau called the Cocos Ridge.
Contractor name : COCOS ISLANDS CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY
It added that CoCos may not be expected to perform the same way always because the triggers for write downs vary.
The issue of CoCos, which will pay a 7% annual coupon with a half percentage point step-up feature every year, may precede or follow the share offerings.
Huw Ceiriog a Geraint Lovgreen fydd yn trin a thrafod bywyd a gwaith lliwgar John Evans, Porthaethwy, sy'n fwy cyfarwydd fel y Bardd Cocos.
It is understood James regularly wandered on to the white sands outside the Cocos, which is where he befriended Ben and Catherine before their deaths.
Geological Survey (USGS), the quake's destructiveness suggests that it was centered under San Salvador and was too shallow to have been caused by the Cocos oceanic plate plunging beneath Central America.
Continuing to provide wireless communications to island nations throughout the world, interWAVE(R) Communications (Nasdaq:IWAV), a pioneer in compact wireless voice communications systems and broadband wireless data networks, today announced the completion of a fully-functional GSM network with both voice and data capabilities deployed on Cocos (Keeling) Islands, located in the Indian Ocean, north-west of Australia.
Contract Awarded for Erection of Communication Tower on Cocos (Keeling) Islands