Cyprus

geographical name Cy·prus \ ˈsī-prəs \

Definition of Cyprus

1 island in the eastern Mediterranean south of Turkey
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

Cypriot

play \ˈsi-prē-ət, -ˌät\ or Cypriote play \-ˌōt, -ət\ adjective or noun


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