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Corfu

[kawr-foo, -fyoo; Italian kawr-foo] /ˈkɔr fu, -fyu; Italian kɔrˈfu/
noun
1.
Ancient Corcyra. one of the Ionian Islands, off the NW coast of Greece. 229 sq. mi. (593 sq. km).
2.
a seaport on this island.
Greek Kerkyra.
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Corfu

/kɔːˈfuː/
noun
1.
an island in the Ionian Sea, in the Ionian Islands: forms, with neighbouring islands, a department of Greece. Pop: 107 879 (2001). Area: 641 sq km (247 sq miles)
2.
a port on E Corfu island. Pop (municipality): 41 532 (2001)
Modern Greek name Kérkyra Ancient name Corcyra
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