Etymology
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Cyprus

large eastern Mediterranean island, late 14c., Cipre, Cipres, from Latinized form of Greek Kypros "land of cypress trees" (see cypress).

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Definitions of Cyprus

Cyprus (n.)
a country on the island of Cyprus; 80% of the people are of Greek origin and 20% or Turkish origin;
Synonyms: Republic of Cyprus
Cyprus (n.)
an island in the eastern Mediterranean;
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