Nicosia

geographical name Nic·o·sia \ ˌni-kə-ˈsē-ə \
variants: or Greek Lefkosia play \ˌlef-kō-ˈsē-ə\ or Turkish Lefkoşa play \lef-ˈkō-shə\

Definition of Nicosia

city in central Cyprus; the nation's capital population 55,014
Note: Since 1974, the northern section of the city has been in a United Nations buffer zone separating the Greek and Turkish sectors.


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