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chios


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Chios 
  n  :  an  island  in  the  Aegean  Sea  off  the  west  coast  of  Turkey; 
  belongs  to  Greece  [syn:  {Chios}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Chios 
  mentioned  in  Acts  20:15,  an  island  in  the  Aegean  Sea,  about  5 
  miles  distant  from  the  mainland,  having  a  roadstead,  in  the 
  shelter  of  which  Paul  and  his  companions  anchored  for  a  night 
  when  on  his  third  missionary  return  journey.  It  is  now  called 
  Scio. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Chios,  open  opening 
 




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