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

Other Words from Cyprus

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

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