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Cocos

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

(family Arecaceae)

A monotypic genus, C. nucifera, the coconut (‘nature's greatest gift to man’) which grows wild on sandy coasts from the east coast of Africa to Polynesia, and...

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Cocos Islands

Peter Stalker.

in A Guide to Countries of the World

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Geography. 219 words.

Australian dependency that aims for Australian wealth

The Cocos Islands, officially called the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, comprise two main coral

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Cocos Islands

Christopher Riches and Peter Stalker.

in A Guide to Countries of the World

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Geography. 359 words.

Basic information

Land area: 14 sq. km

People: Cocos Malays, Europeans

Langua...

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Cocos Islands

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Australian dependency that aims for Australian wealth

The Cocos Islands, officially called the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, comprise two main coral atolls in the eastern Indian Ocean....

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Cocos

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

(family Arecaceae)

A monotypic genus, C. nucifera, the coconut (‘nature's greatest gift to man’) which grows wild on sandy coasts from the east coast of Africa to Polynesia, and...

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Cocos

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 86 words.

(family Arecaceae)

A monotypic genus, C. nucifera, the coconut (‘nature's greatest gift to man’) which grows wild on

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Cocos

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 86 words.

A monotypic genus, C. nucifera, the coconut (‘nature's greatest gift to man’) which grows wild on sandy coasts from

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Cocos

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 67 words.

Bacchus, Caracas, Gracchus • Damascus • Aristarchus, carcass, Hipparchus, Marcus • discus, hibiscus, meniscus, viscous •

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Cocos

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 67 words.

Bacchus, Caracas, Gracchus • Damascus • Aristarchus, carcass, Hipparchus, Marcus • discus, hibiscus, meniscus, viscous •

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Denaturalizing Coco’s “Sexy” Hips

Chih-Chieh Liu.

in The Oxford Handbook of Dance and the Popular Screen

August 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Dance. 8337 words.

This chapter, starting from a seemingly standardized dance promotion in Mandarin pop, one of the dominant music genres in East Asia, attempts to reveal the cultural logics and to...

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Cocos Plate

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

One of the present-day minor lithospheric plates that lies beneath the Pacific Ocean. A remnant of the Farallon Plate, it is subducting under the North American Plate and Caribbean Plate...

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