Samos

geographical name
Sa·​mos | \ ˈsā-ˌmäs How to pronounce Samos (audio) , ˈsä-ˌmȯs\

Definition of Samos

island of Greece in the Aegean Sea off the coast of Turkey north of the Dodecanese Islands area 184 square miles (477 square kilometers), population 41,850

Other Words from Samos

Samian \ ˈsā-​mē-​ən How to pronounce Samian (audio) \ adjective or noun

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