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The E.U. initially decided to end the isolation of Turkish Cyprus, to balance the accession of Cyprus. But the E.U. has not carried through on its promise.
Ali Babacan

Meaning of "Cyprus" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CYPRUS

Cyprus  [ˈsaɪprəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CYPRUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cyprus is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CYPRUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Cyprus

Cyprus

Cyprus i/ˈsaɪprəs/, officially the Republic of Cyprus, is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea.[6] Cyprus is the third largest and third most populous island in the Mediterranean, and a member state of the European Union. It is located south of Turkey, west of Syria and Lebanon, northwest of Israel, north of Egypt and east of Greece. The earliest known human activity on the island dates to around the 10th millennium BC. Archaeological remains from this period include the well-preserved Neolithic village of Khirokitia, and Cyprus is home to some of the oldest water wells in the world.[7] Cyprus was settled by Mycenaean Greeks in two waves in the 2nd millennium BC. At a strategic[8][9][10] location in the Middle East,[11][12][13][14] it was subsequently occupied by several major powers, including the empires of the Assyrians, Egyptians and Persians, from whom the island was seized in 333 BC by Alexander the Great. Subsequent rule by Ptolemaic Egypt, the Roman Empire, the Byzantines, Arab caliphates for a short period, the French Lusignan dynasty and the Venetians, was followed by over three centuries of Ottoman control.

Definition of Cyprus in the English dictionary

The definition of Cyprus in the dictionary is an island in the E Mediterranean: ceded to Britain by Turkey in 1878 and made a colony in 1925; became an independent republic in 1960 as a member of the Commonwealth; invaded by Turkey in 1974 following a Greek-supported military coup, leading to the partition of the island. In 1983 the Turkish-controlled northern sector declared itself to be an independent state as the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus but failed to receive international recognition. Attempts by the UN to broker a reunification agreement have failed. Cyprus joined the EU in 2004. The UK maintains two enclaves as military bases, which are not included in Cyprus politically. Languages: Greek and Turkish. Religions: Greek Orthodox and Muslim. Currency: euro and Turkish lira. Capital: Nicosia. Pop : 838 897 ; : 265 100. Area: 9251 sq km.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CYPRUS


antivirus
ˈæntɪˌvaɪrəs
Carreras
kəˈrɛərəs
chorus
ˈkɔːrəs
citrus
ˈsɪtrəs
cuprous
ˈkjuːprəs
cypress
ˈsaɪprəs
Cyrus
ˈsaɪrəs
dangerous
ˈdeɪndʒərəs
generous
ˈdʒɛnərəs
glamorous
ˈɡlæmərəs
glamourous
ˈɡlæmərəs
Honduras
hɒnˈdjʊərəs
Horus
ˈhɔːrəs
humorous
ˈhjuːmərəs
leprous
ˈlɛprəs
numerous
ˈnjuːmərəs
Taurus
ˈtɔːrəs
terrace
ˈtɛrəs
thesaurus
θɪˈsɔːrəs
virus
ˈvaɪrəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CYPRUS

Cyprian
cyprid
cyprine
cyprinid
cyprinodont
cyprinoid
Cypriot
Cypriote
cypripedia
cypripedium
cypris
cyproheptadine
cyproterone
cypsela
cypselae
Cyrano de Bergerac
Cyrenaic
Cyrenaica
Cyrene
Cyril

WORDS THAT END LIKE CYPRUS

Belarus
Bosphorus
Cerberus
cirrus
crus
Glarus
Grus
human immunodeficiency virus
humerus
Icarus
Lazarus
oestrus
papyrus
phosphorus
Severus
torus
tyrannosaurus
urus
uterus
walrus

Synonyms and antonyms of Cyprus in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Cyprus» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CYPRUS

Find out the translation of Cyprus to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Cyprus from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Cyprus» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

塞浦路斯
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Chipre
570 millions of speakers

English

Cyprus
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

साइप्रस
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قُبْرُص
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Кипр
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Chipre
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সাইপ্রাসদ্বিপ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Chypre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cyprus
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Zypern
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

キプロス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

키프로스
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Siprus
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đảo Síp
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சைப்ரஸ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सायप्रस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kıbrıs
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Cipro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Cypr
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Кіпр
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Cipru
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Κύπρος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Ciprus
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Cypern
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Kypros
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Cyprus

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CYPRUS»

The term «Cyprus» is very widely used and occupies the 5.557 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CYPRUS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Cyprus

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8 QUOTES WITH «CYPRUS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Cyprus.
1
Nicos Anastasiades
Cyprus was a breath away from economic collapse. It was a big battle in which we came out wounded, but upright and determined to make a fresh start.
2
Nicos Anastasiades
The people of Cyprus have sent a strong message... of stability, credibility and change.
3
Nicos Anastasiades
It's a Cyprus of misery and soup kitchens and a state which cannot meet basic obligations. It can only cause me grief.
4
Ali Babacan
It is unfair to ask Turkey to make a unilateral concession to take goods from Cyprus within the customs union when the E.U. is not open to northern Cyprus.
5
Ali Babacan
The E.U. initially decided to end the isolation of Turkish Cyprus, to balance the accession of Cyprus. But the E.U. has not carried through on its promise.
6
Hans Blix
Now the idea about taking people abroad is that if they come over to Cyprus, which we have in mind, and bring their families and would have the possibility to defect after they would be ready to speak their mind, well I hope so.
7
Tea Obreht
I grew up in Cyprus and Egypt, these fantastic places I remember fondly.
8
Anders Fogh Rasmussen
We're strongly in favor of the U.N. plan for a solution to the Cyprus conflict. Hopefully a solution can be found before the end of this summit, but we cannot and will not let it block our decisions on enlargement.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CYPRUS»

Discover the use of Cyprus in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Cyprus and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Cyprus
Whether you're seeking an orthodox experience or dancing till dawn in Agia Napa, make sure you're packing this intelligent guide.
‎2003
2
Cyprus
"Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Cyprus"--Provided by publisher.
Michael Spilling, Jo-Ann Spilling, 2010
3
Cyprus: Reunification Proving Elusive
Map. This is a print on demand edition of an important, hard-to-find publication.
Vincent Morelli, 2011
4
Cyprus: A Troubled Island
A first-hand view of the Cyprus conflict between the Greeks and the Turks.
Andrew Borowiec, 2000
5
Hostage to History: Cyprus from the Ottomans to Kissinger
In a new preface for this 1997 edition, Hitchens reviews the implications of the Republic of Cyprus's applications for European union membership, the escalating regional arms race between Greece and Turkey, and last year's Greek Cypriot ...
‎1997
6
Cyprus
The Rough Guide to Cyprus is an indispensable guide to this popular Mediterranean island and this new edition is the most in-depth guide on the market.
Marc Dubin, Rough Guide, 2005
7
Cyprus: A Modern History
The book will be an essential reference tool for all those interested in Cyprus and the emerging politics of the Eastern Mediterranean.
Bill Mallinson, 2005
8
Cyprus: Society And Culture 1191-1374
The only one-volume scholarly survey of the ethnic groups, economy, religion, literature, and art of the multicultural Lusignan Kingdom of Cyprus during the first centuries of Frankish rule following the conquest of the Byzantine island in ...
Angel Nicolaou Konnari, Christopher David Schabel, 2005
9
Divided Cyprus: Modernity, History, and an Island in Conflict
Incorporating the most up-to-date social and cultural research on Cyprus, these essays examine nationalism and interethnic relations, Cyprus and the European Union, the impact of immigration, and the effects of tourism and international ...
Yiannis Papadakis, Nicos Peristianis, Gisela Welz, 2006
10
Cyprus
Its geographical position has shaped both its history and its culture. This volume offers guidance to both older classics and to an extensive range of works on modern scholarship.
Paschalēs M. Kitromēlidēs, Marios L. Euriviadēs, 1995

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CYPRUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Cyprus is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Building Russian-Cyprus ties
According to Balakleets, who initiated the event after travelling to Cyprus 10 years ago and has been organising it ever since, the gala was a ... «Cyprus Mail, Jul 15»
2
Ndlovu finds new home in Cyprus
"The player has already sent a signed preliminary contract and is expected in Cyprus in the next couple of days to undertake a medical. «Sowetan Live, Jul 15»
3
No foreign experts for demise of Cyprus Airways investigation
An ad hoc parliamentary committee probing the demise of national carried Cyprus Airways will have to manage without expert assistance due ... «Cyprus Mail, Jul 15»
4
Eric Alamango to Return to Cyprus at Cambana This Friday
Eric will be taking over the decks at Cambana Booze & Cuisine in Limassol, Cyprus, right in the heart of the night life area of Saripolou. «Broadway World, Jul 15»
5
Granting Of Cypriot (EU) Citizenship And Passport
The Cyprus government has formulated a "fast-track" Citizenship scheme aimed at high net worth individuals, investors and entrepreneurs. «Mondaq News Alerts, Jul 15»
6
Jasmin Walia showcases her abs and pert posterior in Cyprus with …
She was just picked to front a new lingerie and swimwear campaign so it is no surprise Jasmin Walia has been posting multiple bikini shots on ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
7
Cyprus Mail archives: The EOKA years
The EOKA years and the road to independence (1955-60) are the focus of the Cyprus Mail's 70th anniversary archive uploads for the next few ... «Cyprus Mail, Jul 15»
8
KYP: technology used solely within the national security remit
The Cyprus Intelligence Service (KYP) on Wednesday confirmed that it had “in accordance with established practice” strengthened operations ... «Cyprus Mail, Jul 15»
9
Arsenal legend Liam Brady to meet fans in Cyprus
Arsenal legend Liam Brady is coming to Cyprus as guest of honour at the Arsenal Supporters Club of Cyprus (ASCC) annual gala dinner. «Cyprus Mail, Jul 15»
10
Cyprus to embark on 'unprecedented' civil service reforms
The government of Cyprus is set to undertake unprecedented reforms of its administration system, it has been reported. Legislation for the ... «Global Government Forum, Jul 15»

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