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  • adj. Of, from, or pertaining to, Nicosia
  • n. Someone from Nicosia.


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  • On August 19, 1915, 100 miles south of Queenstown, U-27 stopped the British steamer Nicosian with her cargo of munitions and 250 American mules destined for the British army in France.

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  • When Baralong finally emerged from behind the deserted Nicosian, the range was only 600 yards.

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  • Thirty-five British shells quickly sank U-27, which left a dozen German survivors in the water swimming for the nearby Nicosian.

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  • _Leo_, July 9; American steamer _Leelanaw_, July 25; British passenger liner _Arabic_, August 19; British mule ship _Nicosian_, August 19;

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  • Steering carefully, Baralong’s captain managed to keep Nicosian between his ship and the U-boat so that the German captain never had a serious, long look at the oncoming Q-ship.

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