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Famagusta

[fah-muh-goo-stuh]
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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Historical Examples of famagusta

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

    Cyprus

    Franz von Lher

  • Famagusta and Limasol at once took their places as large sea-ports.

    Cyprus

    Franz von Lher

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

    Cyprus

    Franz von Lher

  • 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.

    Bahaism and Its Claims

    Samuel Graham Wilson


British Dictionary definitions for famagusta

Famagusta

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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