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, Albanian Kosova, Serbian Kosovo i Metohija and Kosmet, officially Republic of Kosovo, republic (2015 est. pop. 1,871,000), 4,126 sq mi (10,686 sq km), SE Europe, a former province of Serbia that unilaterally declared its independence in 2008.
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a city (since 1940) in Ivatsevichi Raion, Brest Oblast, Byelorussian SSR, 13 km from the Kossovo-Polesskoe railroad station on the Brest-Baranovichi line. The major industry is furniture. The Kossovo Sovkhoz is located there.
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