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/