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The capital and largest city of Egypt, in the northeast part of the country on the Nile River. Old Cairo was built c. 642 as a military camp; the new city was founded c. 968 by the Fatimid dynasty and reached its greatest prosperity under the Mameluke sultans (13th-16th century).
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(Placename) the capital of Egypt, on the Nile: the largest city in Africa and in the Middle East; industrial centre; site of the university and mosque of Al Azhar (founded in 972). Pop: 11 146 000 (2005 est). Arabic name: El Qahira
ˈCairene n, adj
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the capital of Egypt, in the N part on the E bank of the Nile. 6,325,000.
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|Noun||1.||Cairo - a town at the southern tip of Illinois at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers|
|2.||Cairo - 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
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Cairo[ˈkaɪərəʊ] N → El Cairo
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Cairo[ˈkaɪrəʊ] n → le Caire
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n → Kairo nt
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Cairo[ˈkaɪərəʊ] n → il Cairo f
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