[ke-aws; English kee-os]
a Greek island in the Aegean, off the SE coast of the Greek mainland. 56 sq. mi. (145 sq. km).
Also called Kea, Zea. Unabridged
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Keos (ˈkeɪɒs)
Italian name: Zea, Modern Greek name: Kéa an island in the Aegean Sea, in the NW Cyclades. Pop: 2412 (2001). Area: 174 sq km (67 sq miles)

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westernmost of the Cyclades (q.v.) group of Greek islands in the Aegean Sea. Kea lies about 13 miles (21 km) east of the southern tip of Attica. With an area of 50.4 square miles (130.6 square km), it rises gradually toward the centre, to the peak of Profitis Ilias (1,841 feet [561 m]). The principal town, Kea, on the site of ancient Ioulis, is located near the northwestern coast.

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