Cocos Islands
or Keeling Islands geographical name islands E Indian Ocean belonging to Australia area 5.5 square miles (14 square kilometers), population 600

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cocos Islands — (Keeling Islands) group of islands that are located in the Indian Ocean and are under Australian administration …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Cocos Islands — [kō′kōs] group of small coral islands in the Indian Ocean, south of Sumatra: a territory of Australia: 5.5 sq mi (14.2 sq km); pop. c. 600 …   English World dictionary

  • Cocos Islands —   [ kəʊkəʊs aɪləndz], Inselgruppe im Indischen Ozean, Kokosinseln …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Cocos Islands — /koh kohs/ an Australian group of 27 coral islands in the Indian Ocean, SW of Java. 569; 5.5 sq. mi. (14 sq. km). Also called Keeling Islands. * * * or Keeling Islands Territory (pop., 1996: 558) of Australia. Lying in the eastern Indian Ocean… …   Universalium

  • Cocos Islands — Îles Cocos  Pour l’île appartenant au Costa Rica, voir île Cocos. Îles Cocos Cocos Island (en) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cocos Islands — Territory of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands Kokosinseln Flagge …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cocos Islands — Co′cos Is′lands [[t]ˈkoʊ koʊs[/t]] n. pl. geg a group of 27 coral islands in the Indian Ocean, SW of Java, administered by Australia. 609; 5.5 sq. mi. (14 sq. km) Also called Keeling Islands …   From formal English to slang

  • Cocos Islands — /koh kohs/ an Australian group of 27 coral islands in the Indian Ocean, SW of Java. 569; 5.5 sq. mi. (14 sq. km). Also called Keeling Islands …   Useful english dictionary

  • COCOS ISLANDS —    a group of 20 small coral islands about 700 m. SW. of Sumatra …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Cocos Islands Mutiny — Part of World War II Map of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands …   Wikipedia

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