Paphos

[pey-fos]
noun
  1. an ancient city in SW Cyprus.
  2. Also Pa·phus [pey-fuh s] /ˈpeɪ fəs/. Classical Mythology. the son of Pygmalion, who inherited the throne of Cyprus.
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Paphos

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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)

Paphos

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Paphus (ˈpeɪfəs)

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