Definition of Makarios III in English:

Makarios III

proper noun

  • (1913–77), Greek Cypriot archbishop and statesman, first president of the republic of Cyprus 1960–77; born Mikhail Christodolou Mouskos. He reorganized the movement for enosis (union of Cyprus with Greece) and was exiled 1956–9 by the British for allegedly supporting the EOKA terrorist campaign.

Pronunciation

Makarios III

/məˈkɑːrɪɒs/