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Nai·ro·bi

 (nī-rō′bē)
The capital and largest city of Kenya, in the south-central part of the country. Founded in 1899, it became the seat of government for British East Africa in 1905 and capital of independent Kenya in 1963.

Nairobi

(naɪˈrəʊbɪ)
n
(Placename) the capital of Kenya, in the southwest, at an altitude of 1650 m (5500 ft): founded in 1899; became capital in 1905; commercial and industrial centre; the Nairobi National Park (a game reserve) is nearby. Pop: 2 818 000 (2005 est)

Nai•ro•bi

(naɪˈroʊ bi)

n.
the capital of Kenya, in the SW part. 3,000,000.
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Noun1.Nairobi - the capital and largest city of KenyaNairobi - the capital and largest city of Kenya; a center for tourist safaris
Kenya, Republic of Kenya - a republic in eastern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1963; major archeological discoveries have been made in the Great Rift Valley in Kenya
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Nairobi

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Nairobi

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Furthermore, historical accounts from Pumwani and Pangani (other African settlements in the Nairobi area) indicate that transactional sex was common in other settlements prior to the 1930s (Bujra, 1975; White, 1986).
government continues to receive information about potential terrorist threats aimed at U.S., Western, and Kenyan interests in Kenya, including the Nairobi area and the coastal cities of Mombasa and Diani.
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The six-man Circus Jamba troupe, who are from the Nairobi area, use an energetic mix of fast-paced tricks and spectacular human-pyramid building antics in their show.
The author succeeds in depicting the history of women's trade in the Nairobi area by tracing how women's trade got integrated into the East African economy from the late nineteenth century to the present.
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