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Cor·fu

 (kôr′fo͞o, -fyo͞o, kôr-fo͞o′) also Kér·ky·ra (kĕr′kē-rä′) Formerly Cor·cy·ra (kôr-sī′rə)
An island of Greece in the Ionian Islands off the northwest coast of the mainland. Settled c. 700 bc, the island was controlled by Rome, Byzantium, Sicily, Venice, and Great Britain before being ceded to Greece in 1864.

Corfu

(kɔːˈfuː)
n
1. (Placename) an island in the Ionian Sea, in the Ionian Islands: forms, with neighbouring islands, a department of Greece. Pop: 107 879 (2001). Area: 641 sq km (247 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a port on E Corfu island. Pop (municipality): 41 532 (2001)
Modern Greek name: Kérkyra Ancient name: Corcyra

Cor•fu

(ˈkɔr fu, -fyu, kɔrˈfu)

n.
1. Ancient, Corcyra. one of the Ionian Islands, off the NW coast of Greece. 89,664; 229 sq. mi. (593 sq. km).
2. a seaport on this island. 33,561. Greek, Kerkyra.
Translations

Corfu

[kɔːˈfuː] NCorfú m

Corfu

[ˌkɔːrˈfuː] nCorfou

Corfu

nKorfu nt

Corfu

[kɔːˈfuː] nCorfù f
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