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(French kɛrwɑ̃) ,




(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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or Kair•wan

(kɛrˈwɑn, kaɪər-)

a city in NE Tunisia: a holy city of Islam. 72,254.
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The programme includes visits to El Jem, Kairwan, southern Tunisia and the pottery village Kallalet in Moknine.
This takes around four years, after which they are able to hunt animals and birds, usually rabbits, hubara, and a bird known in Arabic as the kairwan. The hunting season is from around October to February, the winter months.
The country of the Moors; a journey from Tripoli in Barbary to the City of Kairwan. (reprint, 1877)