Corfu

[ kawr-foo, -fyoo; Italian kawr-foo ]
/ ˈkɔr fu, -fyu; Italian kɔrˈfu /

noun

Ancient Corcyra. one of the Ionian Islands, off the NW coast of Greece. 229 sq. mi. (593 sq. km).
a seaport on this island.

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Corfu
/ (kɔːˈfuː) /

noun

an island in the Ionian Sea, in the Ionian Islands: forms, with neighbouring islands, a department of Greece. Pop: 107 879 (2001). Area: 641 sq km (247 sq miles)
a port on E Corfu island. Pop (municipality): 41 532 (2001)
Modern Greek name: KérkyraAncient name: Corcyra
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