Chios

geographical name
Chi·​os | \ ˈkī-ˌäs How to pronounce Chios (audio) \
variants: or Modern Greek Khíos \ ˈḵē-​ˌȯs How to pronounce Khíos (audio) \

Definition of Chios

1 island of eastern Greece in the Aegean Sea off the western coast of Turkey area 325 square miles (842 square kilometers), population 52,691
2 city and port on the east coast of Chios Island, Greece

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Chian \ ˈkī-​ən How to pronounce Chian (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Chios.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chios. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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