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Famagusta

[fah-muh-goo-stuh] /fɑ məˈgu stə/
noun
1.
a seaport on the E coast of Cyprus, on an inlet of the Mediterranean: castle; large cathedral (now a mosque).
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  • Famagusta and Limasol at once took their places as large sea-ports.

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  • He was afterwards removed to the fortress of Famagusta, where he is still confined.

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  • The ruins of Famagusta are not grand and imposing, yet they are most beautiful and touching.

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  • Famagosta, or Famagusta, a seaport on the east coast of Cyprus.

  • Professor Browne, in his interviews at Famagusta and at Acca, did obeisance to each of them.

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  • Thus round Larnaka and Famagusta are marshes which infect the air, and are apt to induce fever and ague in summer.

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  • Two thousand Turks remained to keep possession, whilst the rest of the army marched on to Famagusta.

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  • Famagusta, Nikosia, and Keryneia were seized, and all Ibelins troops dispersed in a series of victorious onslaughts.

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  • Only two out of the three hundred churches, which are said to have existed in Famagusta, were left standing.

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British Dictionary definitions for Famagusta

Famagusta

/ˌfæməˈɡʊstə/
noun
1.
a port in E Cyprus, on Famagusta Bay: became one of the richest cities in Christendom in the 14th century. Pop: 35 453 (2006)
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