Cyprus
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    Cyprus

    A large island of the eastern Mediterranean, originally known as Chittim (see Chittim); the birthplace of Barnabas (Acts 4:36); one of the places to which Christian converts went during the persecution that followed the death of Stephen (Acts 11:19–20); visited by Paul and Barnabas (Acts 13:4; 15:39; 21:3–16; 27:4).