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
Translations

Nicosia

[ˌnɪkəʊˈsiːə] NNicosia f

Nicosia

[ˌnɪkəˈsiːə] nNicosie

Nicosia

[ˌnɪkəˈsiːə] nNicosia
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The Cyprus News Agency reported that it concerned 36 Greek Cypriots found in two mass graves in Trahonas, in north Nicosia.
Crowds gathered in North Nicosia, the state's capital, to watch a parade marking the occasion and they were joined by government officials including President Dr DerviE- Eroy-lu and former Turkish president Abdullah Gul.
120 and the junction of North Nicosia (rescission lot Astaldi B5 and B5 excerpt Intercantieri Vittadello).
He's been held in north Nicosia prison since police swooped on him in January.
At least 10,000 demonstrators gathered in a square in north Nicosia to protest against steps taken by the right-wing government to cut salaries in the civil service and launch a privatisation programme.
I undertook each of these tours on two separate occasions (except for the North Nicosia tour where the walking tours are no longer in operation).
Looking into North Nicosia on Cyprus (the last divided city) at the green line; so perhaps the cat is looking for the way back
If you want to survey north Nicosia then The Ledra Museum Observatory has telescopes and 360 degree views.
Veronique, a student at the British Management School in north Nicosia, was arrested by police in Famagusta after she had shouted at her boss in a local pizza restaurant demanding her unpaid salary.
The family home on the fringes of north Nicosia became hostage to the events of 1974, when Turkish forces invaded Cyprus following the abortive, Greek junta-inspired coup that sought to topple President/Archbishop Makarios.
Serbian authorities had notified their Cypriot counterparts that the wanted man had travelled to Cyprus through the occupied areas, and that he was staying at a hotel in north Nicosia.

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