Cyprus

Cyprus, a fertile, mountainous island in the Levant, capital Nicosia (12); geographically connected with Asia, and the third largest in the Mediterranean, being 140 m. long and 60 m. broad; government ceded to Great Britain in 1878 by the Sultan, on condition of an annual tribute; is a British colony under a colonial governor or High Commissioner; is of considerable strategic importance to Britain; yields cereals, wines, cotton, &c., and has 400 m. of good road, and a large transit trade.

Population (circa 1900) given as 21,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Cyprian, St. * Cyrenaics
Cybele
Cyclades
Cyclic Poets
Cyclopean Walls
Cyclops
Cymbeline
Cynægirus
Cynewulf
Cynics
Cyprian, St.
Cyprus
Cyrenaics
Cyre`ne
Cyril, St.
Cyril of Alexandria, St.
Cyril of Jerusalem, St.
Cyropædia
Cyrus
Cyrus
Cythera
Czartoryski

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