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Noun: Cyprus  sI-prus
  1. An island in the eastern Mediterranean
  2. A country on the island of Cyprus; 80% of the people are of Greek origin and 20% or Turkish origin
    - Republic of Cyprus

Sounds like: cypres

Type of: country, island, land, state

Part of: British Commonwealth, Common Market, Commonwealth, Commonwealth of Nations, EC, EEC, EU, Euroland, Europe, European Community, European Economic Community, European Union, Eurozone, Mediterranean, Mediterranean Sea

Encyclopedia: Cyprus, London