Kairouan

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Kairouan

(French kɛrwɑ̃) ,

Kairwan

or

Qairwan

n
(Placename) a city in NE Tunisia: one of the holy cities of Islam; pilgrimage and trading centre. Pop: 124 000 (2005 est)
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Kair•ouan

or Kair•wan

(kɛrˈwɑn, kaɪər-)

n.
a city in NE Tunisia: a holy city of Islam. 72,254.
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