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Enosis

 

a movement for union with Greece. The term enosis (union) came into use after an independent Greek state was formed in 1830 and Thessaly, Crete, Samos and other Greek lands that remained under Turkish control began demanding union with Greece. The movement was led by the Orthodox Church.

During the period of Turkish rule, which ended in 1923, and British rule, which ended in 1960, the Greek Cypriot movement for uniting Cyprus with Greece contributed to the development of the national liberation struggle in Cyprus. In the 1960’s and 1970’s in the Republic of Cyprus the ideals of enosis were upheld by nationalistic strata of the Greek community, whose actions impeded the regularization of relations between Greeks and Turks and the normal conduct of government affairs.

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The documents annexed to Storrs's report, which include a set of telegrams describing details of the uprising in various parts of the island, provide an interesting insight into the enosis propaganda of the early thirties as well.
During his month-long stay he met with nothing but scepticism among the people, and even Makarios, the voice of the people on enosis matters, seemed to doubt the colonel's plans and methods.
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Invincibile admitted he'll drag pal Mark Burchill, who plays for rival Cypriot team Enosis Paralimni, to the Scotland game with him.
Anargyroi Greek Orthodox Church of Marlboro and also a member of the Enosis Society.
In essence, what took place was de facto enosis which was aborted by the Turkish invasion of five days later.
The 30-year-old ex-Scotland star, currently with Cypriot side Enosis Neon Paralimni FC, was spotted chatting on his iPhone as he drove the 4x4 along Maryhill Road in Glasgow in January.
Anargyroi Greek Orthodox Church of Marlborough and also a member of the Enosis Society.
Enosis 'by peaceful ways and means': Junta minister Colonel George Papadopoulos meets with Archbishop Makarios in Nicosia.