Cyprus

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geographical name Cy·prus \ˈsī-prəs\

Definition of Cyprus

  1. 1 island in the eastern Mediterranean south of Turkey

  2. 2 country coextensive with the island of Cyprus; a republic of the Commonwealth of Nations, but since 1974 partitioned along Greek and Turkish ethnic lines; capital Nicosia area 3572 square miles (9287 square kilometers), population 1,100,000

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Cypriote

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CYPRUS Defined for English Language Learners

Cyprus

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geographical name Cy·prus \ˈsī-prəs\

Definition of Cyprus for English Language Learners

  • : island country in the Mediterranean Sea



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