Cocos Islands

geographical name
Co·​cos Islands | \ ˈkō-kəs How to pronounce Cocos Islands (audio) \
variants: or Keeling Islands \ ˈkē-​liŋ How to pronounce Keeling Islands (audio) \

Definition of Cocos Islands

islands belonging to Australia in the eastern part of the Indian Ocean area 5.5 square miles (14 square kilometers), population 550

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“Cocos Islands.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cocos%20Islands. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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