a seaport on the E coast of Cyprus, on an inlet of the Mediterranean: castle; large cathedral (now a mosque).
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How to use Famagusta in a sentence
The Prince arrived late last night, according to local paper the Famagusta Gazette.Prince Harry Given Four Cans Of Lager to Unwind in Cyprus | Tom Sykes | January 22, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
They had both been accused of attempting to deliver Famagusta to the king of Cyprus, and had been banished.Early Travels in Palestine | Arculf et al.
Meanwhile, the Turks were pressing the siege of Famagusta, blockading it by land and sea, and sapping slowly up to its walls.Famous Sea Fights | John Richard Hale
The Ottoman general pledged himself to protect the people of Famagusta, and secure for them the free exercise of their religion.Famous Sea Fights | John Richard Hale
In 1903 measures were taken to develop the fine natural harbour of Famagusta.
Four of the squadron escaped, and steered for Famagusta in Cyprus, then held by Genoa.
British Dictionary definitions for Famagusta
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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