Faiyum


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Faiyûm

(faɪˈjuːm) or

Fayum

n
(Placename) See El Faiyûm

Fai•yum

(faɪˈyum)

n.
1. a province in N central Egypt: many archaeological remains. 691 sq. mi. (1790 sq. km).
2. Also called El Faiyum .the capital of this province, SW of Cairo. 227,300.
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