from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- The capital and largest city of Cyprus, in the north-central part of the island. Founded probably before the seventh century B.C., it fell to the Venetians in 1489 and the Turks in 1571. It became the capital when Cyprus gained independence in 1960. Population: 47,800.
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- proper n. The capital of Cyprus and Northern Cyprus.
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- n. the capital and largest city of Cyprus
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