COSSA (Κόσσα or Κῶα, Ptol. 7.1.65), a town in India, mentioned by Ptolemy as a place famous for the diamonds found there.
It has been conjectured by Forbiger to be the present Cotta, on the river Zesul. [V] [p. 1.697]
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