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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cyprian  \Cyp"ri*an\  (s?p"r?-a]/>n),  a.  [L.  Cyprius,  fr  Cyprus, 
  Gr  ????,  an  island  in  the  Mediterranean,  renowned  for  the 
  worship  of  Venus.] 
  1.  Belonging  to  Cyprus. 
 
  2.  Of  pertaining,  or  conducing  to  lewdness. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cyprian  \Cyp"ri*an\,  n. 
  1.  A  native  or  inhabitant  of  Cyprus,  especially  of  ancient 
  Cyprus;  a  Cypriot. 
 
  2.  A  lewd  woman;  a  harlot. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Cyprian 
  adj  1:  of  or  relating  to  Cyprus  or  its  people  or  culture;  "Cypriot 
  expatriates";  "Cypriote  monasteries"  [syn:  {Cyprian}, 
  {Cypriote},  {Cypriot}] 
  2:  resembling  the  ancient  orgiastic  worship  of  Aphrodite  on 
  Cyprus 
  n  1:  a  woman  who  engages  in  sexual  intercourse  for  money  [syn:  {prostitute}, 
  {cocotte},  {whore},  {harlot},  {trollop},  {bawd},  {tart}, 
  {fancy  woman},  {working  girl},  {sporting  lady},  {lady 
  of  pleasure},  {woman  of  the  street}] 
  2:  a  native  or  inhabitant  of  Cyprus  [syn:  {Cypriot},  {Cypriote}, 
  {Cyprian}] 




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