Cypriote

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Cypriote of or relating to Cyprus or its people or culture "Cypriot expatriates","Cypriote monasteries"
    • n Cypriote a native or inhabitant of Cyprus
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cypriote A native or inhabitant of Cyprus.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cypriote An inhabitant of Cyprus, a large island lying in the eastern part of the Mediterranean, and forming part of the Turkish empire, though occupied and administered by Great Britain since 1878; specifically, one of the primitive race of inhabitants, Greek in language and affinity.
    • n cypriote The Greek dialect of Cyprus.
    • cypriote Of or belonging to the island of Cyprus.
    • cypriote Also Cyprian.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. Cypriot, Chypriot,

Usage

In literature:

With him came his attendant retinue of Cypriote nobles.
"Historic Girls" by E. S. Brooks
Several of the necklaces worn by the Cypriote ladies have come down to us.
"History of Phoenicia" by George Rawlinson
In the second, building pillars to keep 'em out is purely a Cypriote trick, unworthy of British bees.
"Actions and Reactions" by Rudyard Kipling
The Cypriote Law of Antiquities.
"How to Observe in Archaeology" by Various
The thing was of little moment in a time of much; there was no fighting left in the Cypriotes after that sunny morning's work.
"The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay" by Maurice Hewlett
Then follows a charming episode, another of Boito's interpolations, in which a band of Cypriotes bring flowers to Desdemona.
"The Opera" by R.A. Streatfeild
PHOENICIAN, CYPRIOTE, AND ASIA MINOR PAINTING.
"A Text-Book of the History of Painting" by John C. Van Dyke
But this was the Cypriotes' story of stories, and her unconscious action had bound them to her.
"The Royal Pawn of Venice" by Mrs. Lawrence Turnbull
One of the first to affiliate himself with the rising society was a Cypriote, named Joseph Hallevi, or the Levite.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 03" by Various
Phoenicians, Egyptians, Cretans, Cypriotes, Rhodians, and Persians had similar practices.
"Criminal Man" by Gina Lombroso-Ferrero
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In news:

NICOSIA, Cyprus — Cypriot champion AEL Limassol hired former FC Porto defender Jorge Costa as its new coach Wednesday.
Greek Cypriot Aria Louis, 17, left, and Turkish Cypriot Cagla Izkan, 17, talk Thursday afternoon about the monthlong Cyprus Friendship program.
Cypriot Banks May Need $12.6 Billion Rescue, Phileleftheros Says.
FILE ** Cypriot Foreign Minister Erato Kozakou-Marcoullis is pictured during a more.
Real Madrid breaks Cypriot hearts.
Hard-liner claims victory in Turkish Cypriot leadership election, says he will work for peace, EU.
NICOSIA, Cyprus – NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Hard-liner claims victory in Turkish Cypriot leadership election, says he will work for peace.
A Cypriot couple living in England are met with scorn when they return to their native country.
APOEL Nicosia completed its improbable journey to the knockout stage of the UEFA Champions League when it became the first Cypriot team to advance thanks to its 0-0 tie at Zenit St Petersburg.
"It was a difficult negotiation which touches upon a lot of social achievements of the Cypriot workers, and the Cypriot people in general," said President Dimitris Christofias, who leads the EU's only communist government.
Shiarly and other Cypriot officials have said that the money could either come from the EU bailout fund, or through a loan from another country.
NICOSIA, Cyprus — Cypriot police say a group of investors and savers protesting outside parliament shoved their way past security and entered the building.
The protesters claim the Cypriot banks sold them investment products under false pretenses to raise desperately-needed cash.
The recapitalization estimate for Greek-exposed Cypriot banks is necessary to secure a bailout deal with lenders representing the European Union and the International Monetary Fund.
The steering committee is made up of representatives from EU institutions, the IMF and Cypriot authorities.
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