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A city of eastern Cyprus on the Bay of Famagusta, an inlet of the Mediterranean Sea. Famagusta was a refugee center for Christians after Acre fell to the Saracens (1291).
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(Placename) a port in E Cyprus, on Famagusta Bay: became one of the richest cities in Christendom in the 14th century. Pop: 35 453 (2006)
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Fa•ma•gu•sta(ˌfɑ məˈgu stə)
a seaport on the E coast of Cyprus, on an inlet of the Mediterranean. 42,500.
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