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 (sĭp′rē-ət, -ŏt′) also Cyp·ri·ote (-ōt′, -ət)
1. A native or inhabitant of Cyprus. Also called Cyprian.
2. The ancient or modern Greek dialect of Cyprus.
1. Of or relating to Cyprus or its people or culture.
2. Of or relating to Cypriot Greek.

[French cypriote, from Greek Kupriōtēs, from Kupros, Cyprus.]
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(ˈsɪprɪət) or


1. (Peoples) a native, citizen, or inhabitant of Cyprus
2. (Languages) the dialect of Ancient or Modern Greek spoken in Cyprus
3. (Placename) denoting or relating to Cyprus, its inhabitants, or dialects
4. (Languages) denoting or relating to Cyprus, its inhabitants, or dialects
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(ˈsɪp ri ət)

also Cyp•ri•ote

(-ˌoʊt, -ət)

1. a native or inhabitant of Cyprus.
2. the Greek dialect of Cyprus.
3. of Cyprus, its inhabitants, or their speech.
[1590–1600; < Greek Kypriṓtēs]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Cypriot - a native or inhabitant of CyprusCypriot - a native or inhabitant of Cyprus  
Cyprus - an island in the eastern Mediterranean
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
Adj.1.Cypriot - of or relating to Cyprus or its people or culture; "Cypriot expatriates"; "Cypriote monasteries"
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키프로스 사람키프로스의
người Sípthuộc nước/người Síp


A. ADJchipriota
B. Nchipriota mf
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nCypriote mf, Chypriote mf
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nZypriot(in) m(f), → Zyprer(in) m(f)
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[ˈsɪprɪət] adj & ncipriota (m/f)
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قُبْرُصِيّ kyperský, Kypřan cypriot, cypriotisk Zypriot, zypriotisch κυπριακός, Κύπριος chipriota kyproslainen chypriote ciparski, Cipranin cipriota キプロスの, キプロス人 키프로스 사람, 키프로스의 Cyprioot, Cyprisch kypriot, kypriotisk Cypryjczyk, cypryjski cipriota киприот, кипрский cypriot, cypriotisk เกี่ยวกับประเทศไซปรัส, ชาวไซปรัส Kıbrıs, Kıbrıslı người Síp, thuộc nước/người Síp 塞浦路斯人, 塞浦路斯的
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Now the Greek Cypriot electorate - which on Sunday ousted incumbent President Tassos Papadopoulos in favor of candidates more realistic about how to find a settlement between the two sides of the divided island - has woken up to the way Cyprus's tranquility masked a recent unraveling of the predictable, if awkward, status quo.
Prior to 1974, the country experienced a long period of strife between its Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities.