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[kahy-reen, kahy-reen] /ˈkaɪ rin, kaɪˈrin/
(sometimes lowercase) of or relating to Cairo, Egypt.
a native or resident of Cairo, Egypt.
Origin of Cairene
First recorded in 1835-45; Cair(o) + -ene Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • With their open shops of gay woolen stuffs, they vividly recall Cairene bazaars.

    The Mediterranean

    T. G. (Thomas Gray) Bonney, E. A. R. Ball, H. D. Traill, Grant Allen, and Arthur Griffiths
  • George Trent had gone to a Cairene theatre, and she and Roger were alone together.

    The Castle Of The Shadows Alice Muriel Williamson
  • The decision of the British Government came therefore as a complete surprise to the Cairene authorities.

    The River War Winston S. Churchill
  • But the visitors, although a welcome addition, do not entirely make up Cairene society.

    Cities of the Dawn J. Ewing Ritchie

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