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
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Definition of Cyprus for English Language Learners
: island country in the Mediterranean Sea
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