Nicosia


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Nic·o·si·a

 (nĭk′ə-sē′ə)
The capital and largest city of Cyprus, in the north-central part of the island. Founded probably before the seventh century bc, it fell to the Venetians in 1489 and the Turks in 1571. It became the capital when Cyprus gained independence in 1960.

Nicosia

(ˌnɪkəˈsiːə; -ˈsɪə)
n
(Placename) the capital of Cyprus, in the central part on the Pedieos River: capital since the 10th century. Pop (Greek and Turkish): 211 000 (2005 est). Greek name: Levkosia or Leukosia Turkish name: Lefkoşa

Nic•o•si•a

(ˌnɪk əˈsi ə)

n.
the capital of Cyprus, in the central part. 164,500.
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Noun1.Nicosia - the capital and largest city of CyprusNicosia - the capital and largest city of Cyprus
Cyprus, Republic of Cyprus - a country on the island of Cyprus; 80% of the people are of Greek origin and 20% or Turkish origin
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Nicosia

[ˌnɪkəʊˈsiːə] NNicosia f

Nicosia

[ˌnɪkəˈsiːə] nNicosie

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We deplore the burning of our national flag in APOEL's stands on Saturday, April 5, during a football match played in the Greek Cypriot part of Nicosia between Omonia Nicosia and APOEL Nicosia," read a statement released by the Turkish Foreign Ministry on April 8.
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Supply, delivery and unloading of ready mixed concrete at various sites in Area 1 of the Nicosia district that lies between the villages Astromeritis dovecote, Annaya, Kambia, Lythrodontas Sia, Lympion, Aglantzia and Kaimakliou.
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Nicosia attacks the walls in various ways, with the aid of props: In one, for example, he straddles a metronome-like apparatus and arcs back and forth in front of the wall with a lump of charcoal in his hand, conferring upon his enterprise a Rube Goldberg essence.