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vb. (en-third-person singular of: coo)

Coos -- U.S. County in New Hampshire
Population (2000): 33111
Housing Units (2000): 19623
Land area (2000): 1800.386147 sq. miles (4662.978515 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 31.055616 sq. miles (80.433674 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1831.441763 sq. miles (4743.412189 sq. km)
Located within: New Hampshire (NH), FIPS 33
Location: 44.613772 N, 71.339940 W
Coos, NH
Coos County
Coos County, NH
Coos -- U.S. County in Oregon
Population (2000): 62779
Housing Units (2000): 29247
Land area (2000): 1600.479854 sq. miles (4145.223617 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 205.900616 sq. miles (533.280125 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1806.380470 sq. miles (4678.503742 sq. km)
Located within: Oregon (OR), FIPS 41
Location: 43.236389 N, 124.147669 W
Coos, OR
Coos County
Coos County, OR

Coos could refer to:

In Oregon

  • Coos people, an indigenous people of the Northwest Plateau in Oregon
    • Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians, a federally recognized tribe of Coos people
  • Coos Bay, an inlet on the coast of Oregon
  • Coos Bay, Oregon, a small city on Coos Bay
  • Coos County, Oregon, a county in Oregon
  • Coos language, the language of the Pacific Coos people
  • Coos River, a river in Oregon

In New Hampshire

  • Coos (Abenaki tribe), a Native American tribe from New England
  • Coos County, New Hampshire, a county in the U.S. state of New Hampshire
  • Coos, New Hampshire, historic frontier region in the upper Connecticut River valley


  • Kos, an island SW of Asia Minor

Usage examples of "coos".

I had the impression he was translating the words from another tongue, a language of giggles and turkey gobbles and coos and purrs and whimpers and trills.

He eyed them ironically--their eager voices, and little coos of sympathy seemed to him vulgar.

And sooth, men say that he was not the sonneOf mortall Syre, or other liuing wight,But wondrously begotten, and begonneBy false illusion of a guilefull Spright,On a faire Ladie Nonne, that whilome hightMatilda, daughter to Pubidius,Who was the Lord of Mathrauall by right,And coosen vnto king Ambrosius:Whence he indued was with skill so maruellous.