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Cai·ro

 (kī′rō)
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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Cairo

(ˈkaɪrəʊ)
n
(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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Cai•ro

(ˈkaɪ roʊ)

n.
the capital of Egypt, in the N part on the E bank of the Nile. 6,325,000.
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Noun1.Cairo - a town at the southern tip of Illinois at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers
IL, Illinois, Land of Lincoln, Prairie State - a midwestern state in north-central United States
2.Cairo - the capital of Egypt and the largest city in AfricaCairo - 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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Translations

Cairo

[ˈkaɪərəʊ] NEl Cairo
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Cairo

[ˈkaɪrəʊ] nle Caire
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Cairo

nKairo nt
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Cairo

[ˈkaɪərəʊ] nil Cairo f
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The third phase of the third metro line will connect the working-class districts of Attaba, Bulaq and Imbaba with Cairo University in Giza.
(9.) Al-Sarakhs I, Kitab al-Mabsut, 30 vols, in 15 (Cairo: Bulaq, 1906-1913), 30: 168-69.
The procession will cross its traditional route from Session Chowk, Fawara Chowk, Shaheed road, Rail Bazar, Katra Bairwala, Dhajji road, Mohalla Qazianwala and will be concluded at Imambargah Bulaq Shah.
Prime Minister Sherif Ismail witnessed on Wednesday the construction launch for the third phase of the Cairo metro's third line, which will run from Ataba to Bulaq El Dakrour at a length of 17.7 km.
Theevening featured composer'ssongs "Bilmzdim", "Geclr bulaq ba", "Sn yadma dund", "Baknn iqlar", "Sevgilim tut limdn", "Mehribanm", "O galzlr, o galzlr", "Gl baraq", "QurbanVerdrdim", "Daha mnd dalzum yox "," Yoxluunu bil-bil "," Ey vtn ", etc
refugees HOMED BY LOCAL AUTHORITY Number of refugees taken in by local authority (Dec 2016-Nov 2017 unless otherwise stated) | Blaenau Gwent: Five from Bulaq, Egypt, between November 2016 and October 2017.
According to media reports, family members of Mazhar Bhatti, 30, resident of Kot Sahai Singh took him to the house of Ibrar in the area of Bulaq Shah for spiritual healing.
(81.) The Book of Land Tax was published in Arabic in 1886 and in English 1969: Abu Yusuf, Kitab al-kharadj (Cairo: Bulaq, 1886); Abu Yusuf's Kitab al-kharaj (Leyden and London: Brill, 1969).
BAGHDAD / NINA / Seven village guards and Turkish sergeant were killed during an attack by members of the Kurdish armed organization "PKK" to the guards point in the village "Gokjh Bulaq" state-eastern Turkey.
I now bring into the argument the reasons behind reading the original manuscripts of "The Arabian Nights" and the ones such as the Bulaq (editions) that later made use of them and incorporated other tales that were not in the 14th century manuscript.
Moreover, in a Qur'anic commentary attributed to him (Bulaq, 1283), which, if not directly his, is none the less the work of his followers, the affirmation that of the saints of the highest category (as-sabiqun) there are many among the earlier generations and few among the later generations (Q 56:13-14) is glossed: 'Many among the earliest members of this community, that is, those who saw the Prophet and were born in time to benefit from the spiritual vigor of the Revelation during his life, and those of the second generation who were born shortly after his death and who saw his Companions, whereas the later generations are those between whom and the Revelation "much time had elapsed so that their hearts were hardened".'