Definitions for chiosˈkaɪ ɒs, -oʊs, ˈki-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Chi•osˈkaɪ ɒs, -oʊs, ˈki-(n.)
a Greek island in the Aegean, near the W coast of Turkey. 53,942; 322 sq. mi. (834 sq. km).
Category: Geography (places)
an island in the Aegean Sea off the west coast of Turkey; belongs to Greece
one of the Aegean islands of Greece
capital of the island
Origin: From Χίος.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
or Scio (25), a small island belonging to Turkey, in the Grecian Archipelago; subject to earthquakes; yields oranges and lemons in great quantities; claims to have been the birthplace of Homer.