Paphos

[ pey-fos ]
/ ˈpeɪ fɒs /

noun

an ancient city in SW Cyprus.
Also Pa·phus [pey-fuhs]. /ˈpeɪ fəs/. Classical Mythology. the son of Pygmalion, who inherited the throne of Cyprus.

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British Dictionary definitions for Paphos (1 of 2)

Paphos1
/ (ˈpafɒs) /

noun

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)

British Dictionary definitions for Paphos (2 of 2)

Paphos2

Paphus (ˈpeɪfəs)

/ (ˈpeɪfɒs) /

noun

Greek myth the son of Pygmalion and Galatea, who succeeded his father on the throne of Cyprus
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