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  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Cypriot of or relating to Cyprus or its people or culture "Cypriot expatriates","Cypriote monasteries"
    • n Cypriot a native or inhabitant of Cyprus
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cypriot A native or inhabitant of Cyprus.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Cypriot See Cypriote.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. Cypriot, Chypriot,


In literature:

With him came his attendant retinue of Cypriote nobles.
"Historic Girls" by E. S. Brooks
Several of the necklaces worn by the Cypriote ladies have come down to us.
"History of Phoenicia" by George Rawlinson
In the second, building pillars to keep 'em out is purely a Cypriote trick, unworthy of British bees.
"Actions and Reactions" by Rudyard Kipling
The Cypriote Law of Antiquities.
"How to Observe in Archaeology" by Various
The thing was of little moment in a time of much; there was no fighting left in the Cypriotes after that sunny morning's work.
"The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay" by Maurice Hewlett
Then follows a charming episode, another of Boito's interpolations, in which a band of Cypriotes bring flowers to Desdemona.
"The Opera" by R.A. Streatfeild
"A Text-Book of the History of Painting" by John C. Van Dyke
But this was the Cypriotes' story of stories, and her unconscious action had bound them to her.
"The Royal Pawn of Venice" by Mrs. Lawrence Turnbull
One of the first to affiliate himself with the rising society was a Cypriote, named Joseph Hallevi, or the Levite.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 03" by Various
Phoenicians, Egyptians, Cretans, Cypriotes, Rhodians, and Persians had similar practices.
"Criminal Man" by Gina Lombroso-Ferrero
Unlike fresh butter, it forms, in season, part of the diet of almost every Cypriot household.
"Notes on Agriculture in Cyprus and Its Products" by William Bevan
The first Greeks, the Cypriots, Phoenicians, Tyrians, and Carthaginians, possessed this abominable superstition.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 6 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Sometimes a direct imitation of cuneiform characters occurs on the Cypriote cylinders.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 5" by Various
One of the Turkish staff, a certain Cypriote youth, had become thoroughly interested in my proceedings.
"Caught by the Turks" by Francis Yeats-Brown
She reigned as queen in his house ... and she ran away with Carus the Cypriote!
"The Tour" by Louis Couperus
For Cypriote coins see also NUMISMATICS.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 8" by Various
The Cypriotes sided with the Venetians, and many of the Genoese present were flung out of the window and dashed to pieces.
"Venice and its Story" by Thomas Okey

In news:

"The structure of the Cypriot banking system will not be the same in a year's time, because it is one of the causes of the crisis," an EU official said late last week.
BEIRUT — Cyprus has offered to mediate between Lebanon and Israel over a maritime border dispute that is delaying some oil and gas exploration in the Mediterranean, a Cypriot official said Monday.
Vassos Shiarly said the only element left to determine in the bailout accord with the 'troika' of the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund is how much cash troubled Cypriot banks need.
After Turkey invaded Cyprus nearly four decades ago, Greek Cypriot families in the north fled their homes and relocated in the south — which is now an independent nation in the European Union.
Ergun Olgun, a former adviser to the Turkish Cypriot government, says that killed incentive to work together.
European officials on Friday continued to negotiate the release of emergency aid for Greece and a rescue for Cyprus but reached no conclusive deals despite claims of a breakthrough by the Cypriot government.
An analysis on the state of Cypriot banks is expected by Dec 3, when euro zone finance ministers meet again in Brussels with the aim of agreeing on an economic program for the country.
Negotiators from Cyprus ' potential creditors, from left to right Mary McCarthy, Matteo Duiella, Daphne Momferatou and Datka Funke walk toward the Cypriot Finance Ministry in capital Nicosia, in this Friday, Nov 9, 2012 file photo.
President Demetris Christofias said yesterday that the Cypriot government is "working very hard" to strike an aid agreement.
The troika statement said officials were still ironing out details with Cypriot counterparts on key policies to strengthen public finances, restore the health of banks and overhaul the country's competitiveness.
Cypriot authorities had initially said the island needed about 5 billion euros (6.4 billion dollars) to recapitalize its banks.
Cypriot officials argue such a move would deny the country a steady revenue stream and possibly result in job losses as the unemployment rate continues to climb to 13 percent.
Inc to design original set draperies for Greek-Cypriot pop diva Anna Vissi's newest tour.
The dispute has held up ratification of the 2007 Lebanese -Cypriot agreement, defining Exclusive Economic Zones among the three countries.
It was no surprise, then, to read the author bio for Tessa Kiros in her new cookbook, "Food from Many Greek Kitchens": "Kiros was born in London to a Finnish mother and a Greek-Cypriot father.