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 (estimated 2015). The islands were discovered in 1609 by Captain William Keeling of the East India Company.

    Also called Keeling Islands

Pronunciation

Cocos Islands

/ˈkəʊkəs/