Definition of Cocos Islands in English:

Cocos Islands

proper noun

  • A group of twenty-seven small coral islands in the Indian Ocean, administered as an external territory of Australia since 1955; population 600 (est. 2009). The islands were discovered in 1609 by Captain William Keeling of the East India Company.

    Also called Keeling Islands

Pronunciation:

Cocos Islands

/ˈkəʊkəs/