(cahss) Island and its chief city between Miletus and Rhodes where Paul landed briefly on his return voyage after his third missionary journey (Acts 21:1). It was a center for education, trade, wine, purple dye, and ointment. Hippocrates founded a school of medicine there. It is modern Kos.
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Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'COS'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".