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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Cyprus

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A fertile, mountainous island in the Levant, capital Nicosia; 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.


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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Cyprus'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/nut/c/cyprus.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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