- (sometimes lowercase) of or relating to Cairo, Egypt.
- a native or resident of Cairo, Egypt.
Origin of Cairene
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Examples from the Web for cairenes
If the court verdict had favored Port Said, Cairenes say, the capital's own ultras would have turned Cairo upside down.
Cairenes cheered the verdict, and the demonstrators in Port Said have directed their anger at the capital as well as at Morsi.
One has already met "justice," thanks to regular Cairenes and the police.Benghazi Arrest and Killing
October 25, 2012
Then the crackdown began and Cairenes rushed into the streets to join the fray.Egypt in Chaos as Protesters Call for Military Council to Transfer Power
November 20, 2011
One would have thought not, but the Cairenes were to learn differently.
The Gezireh road is to-day the favorite afternoon drive of the Cairenes.
Neither with cake nor with cane was it possible to persuade or drive the Cairenes to adopt his views.
The road to Choubra, which was until recently the favorite drive of the Cairenes, is now deserted.