El Qahira


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.El Qahira - the capital of Egypt and the largest city in AfricaEl Qahira - the capital of Egypt and the largest city in Africa; a major port just to the south of the Nile delta; formerly the home of the Pharaohs
Arab Republic of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic - a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC
Cairene - a native or inhabitant of Cairo
References in periodicals archive ?
Later, the Fatimids built the walled city of El Qahira, from which Cairo takes its name.
March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation (AMEX: ETC) today announced the receipt of a major contract for Contracted Operation and Maintenance Services (COMS) on a series of advanced aeromedical devices at the Arab Republic of Egypt Air Force Aeromedical Center in Heliopolis, El Qahira (Cairo), Egypt.