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Paphos

[pey-fos] /ˈpeɪ fɒs/
noun
1.
an ancient city in SW Cyprus.
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[pey-fuh s] /ˈpeɪ fəs/ (Show IPA)
. Classical Mythology. the son of Pygmalion, who inherited the throne of Cyprus.
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Paphos1

/ˈpafɒs/
noun
1.
a town in SW Cyprus, near the sites of two ancient cities: famous as the centre of Aphrodite worship and traditionally the place at which she landed after her birth among the waves. Pop: 53 060 (2001)

Paphos2

/ˈpeɪfɒs/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) the son of Pygmalion and Galatea, who succeeded his father on the throne of Cyprus
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