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(Placename) a transliteration of the Modern Greek name for Chios
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(ˈkaɪ ɒs, -oʊs, ˈki-)

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.Khios - an island in the Aegean Sea off the west coast of TurkeyKhios - 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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The migrants were apparently hoping to make it to the island of Khios from the resort of Cesme despite bad weather.
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The Greeks on the island of Khios remove the the husk that surrounds the shell, boil it and preserve it in syrup.