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Samos

[sey-mos, sam-ohs; Greek sah-maws] /ˈseɪ mɒs, ˈsæm oʊs; Greek ˈsɑ mɔs/
noun
1.
a Greek island in the E Aegean. 194 sq. mi. (502 sq. km).

SAMOS

[sam-ohs] /ˈsæm oʊs/
noun
1.
one of a series of U.S. reconnaissance satellites.
Origin
s(atellite) a(nti)m(issile) o(bservation) s(ystem)
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British Dictionary definitions for Samos

Samos

/ˈseɪmɒs/
noun
1.
a Greek island in the E Aegean Sea, off the SW coast of Turkey: a leading commercial centre of ancient Greece. Pop: 33 809 (2001). Area: 492 sq km (190 sq miles)
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Word Origin and History for Samos
Samos
Gk. island in the Aegean, from Old Gk. samos "a height." Man references to it are as the birthplace of Pythagoras.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Samos in the Bible

an island in the AEgean Sea, which Paul passed on his voyage from Assos to Miletus (Acts 20:15), on his third missionary journey. It is about 27 miles long and 20 broad, and lies about 42 miles south-west of Smyrna.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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