from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Makarios III Originally Mikhail Khristodolou Mouskos. 1913-1977. Cypriot prelate and politician. Bishop of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus (1950-1977), he supported the political unification of Cyprus and Greece and was the first president of independent Cyprus (1959-1977).

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  • n. Greek Orthodox bishop and archbishop of Cyprus and the first president of independent Cyprus (1913-1977)


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