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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 second performance on the agenda is Coffee Spoons of Time by Machi Dimitriadou Lindahl at the Dancehouse Lefkosia on Thursday at 8.
The icons, removed from the Greek Orthodox church of Christ Antiphonitis in Lefkosia in Northern Cyprus, were found in the possession of a Dutch private collector, who had bought them in 1975, shortly after the occupation of Northern Cyprus and their disappearance from the Church.
Paper delivered at CCEAM Conference under the theme: Recreating Linkages between Theory and Praxis in Educational Leadership, 12-17 October, 2006: Lefkosia (Nicosia): CYPRUS.
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Box 20537, 1678, Lefkosia, Cyprus and CEPR, FMG, and Netspar.
Paper presented at the International Research Conference (IRC-2004), University of Cyprus, Lefkosia.
Limassol is known as Lemesos, the capital Nicosia is known as Lefkosia, etc.
Mae'r brifddinas - Nicosia (Twrcaidd) neu Lefkosia (Groegaidd) wedi'i rhannu hefyd - yr unig brifddinas yn y byd sydd wedi'i rhannu.
Sheila, who also wields the rod of correction, adds that Nicosia is known locally as Lefkosia or Lefkosa.
The 10 articles of this proceedings were first presented at a workshop held during the 4th Cyprological Congress of May 2nd 2008, in Lefkosia, Cyprus.