Corfu meaning

kĕr'kē-rä'
An island of Greece in the Ionian Islands off the northwest coast of the mainland. Settled c. 700 bc , the island was controlled by Rome, Byzantium, Sicily, Venice, and Great Britain before being ceded to Greece in 1864.
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One of the Ionian Islands, off the W coast of Greece: 247 sq mi (640 sq km)
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One of the Ionian Islands, Greece. The ancient name is Corcyra, in Modern Greek Kérkira (Κέρκυρα).
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The capital of Corfu.
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Origin of corfu

  • From Italian Corfù, from Ancient Greek Κορυφώ (Koruphō) (via Venetian)
    From Wiktionary