follow Dictionary.com

Denotation vs. Connotation

Famagusta

[fah-muh-goo-stuh] /fɑ məˈgu stə/
noun
1.
a seaport on the E coast of Cyprus, on an inlet of the Mediterranean: castle; large cathedral (now a mosque).
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Famagusta
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • Thus round Larnaka and Famagusta are marshes which infect the air, and are apt to induce fever and ague in summer.

    Cyprus Franz von Lher
  • Famagusta and Limasol at once took their places as large sea-ports.

    Cyprus Franz von Lher
  • Within the city walls resides the caimakan of the province of Carpass, with the Cadi of Famagusta, and the usual mejilis.

    Cyprus Franz von Lher
  • He was afterwards removed to the fortress of Famagusta, where he is still confined.

    Cyprus Franz von Lher
  • These are generally grown, especially in the Paphos district; Famagusta and Limassol following in the order named.

  • The ruins of Famagusta are not grand and imposing, yet they are most beautiful and touching.

    Cyprus Franz von Lher
  • Famagosta, or Famagusta, a seaport on the east coast of Cyprus.

  • Professor Browne, in his interviews at Famagusta and at Acca, did obeisance to each of them.

    Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson
  • Two thousand Turks remained to keep possession, whilst the rest of the army marched on to Famagusta.

    Cyprus Franz von Lher
British Dictionary definitions for Famagusta

Famagusta

/ˌfæməˈɡʊstə/
noun
1.
a port in E Cyprus, on Famagusta Bay: became one of the richest cities in Christendom in the 14th century. Pop: 35 453 (2006)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Famagusta

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Famagusta

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends