Limassol (lēmäsôlˈ) [key], city (1992 pop. 87,091), S Cyprus, on Akrotiri Bay. It is a district administrative center, a port, and a resort. Wine and agricultural goods are exported. Chrome and asbestos are mined in the district. At Limassol, in 1191, Richard I of England married Berengaria of Navarre.
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