Examples from the Web for cairo
Contemporary Examples of cairo
Cairo should have listened to Amal Clooney last year when she recommended judicial reforms.Amal Clooney vs. Egypt’s Courts
January 4, 2015
Unlike Brunner, Remer was itinerant, and spent much time in that other nest of postwar Nazis—Cairo.Hitler’s Henchmen in Arabia
December 7, 2014
I arrived in Canada after escaping Saudi Arabia via Cairo and Beirut.Wife of Jailed Saudi Blogger: My Husband Is a Victim of the Thought Police
Ensaf Haidar, Advancing Human Rights
October 20, 2014
Recently in Cairo I sat at a dinner party next to an elderly Islamic businessman.Can We Lose the Violent Muslim Cliché?
October 12, 2014
Israeli and Palestinian delegations—which include Hamas representatives—are scheduled to meet in Cairo Tuesday as well.Senators: Take Gaza Away From Hamas
September 22, 2014
Historical Examples of cairo
Nmes in August is about as hot as Cairo in May, which certainly is saying a good deal.The Roof of France
Monny's anxious to get on to Cairo, but we shall come back to Alexandria later.
And suppose, too, by some strange trick of fate he should meet you in Alexandria or Cairo?
I thought she was going to live in Cairo, and I believe she thought so too, at first.
Beastly luck, but I shan't be able to see you to-night even in Cairo.
city in Egypt, from Arabic al-Kahira "the strong," the name given 973 C.E. to the new city built north of the old one, Egyptian khere-ohe, said to mean "place of combat" and to be in reference to a battle between the gods Seth and Horus that took place here.
Old English Egipte, from French Egypte, from Greek Aigyptos "the river Nile, Egypt," from Amarna Hikuptah, corresponding to Egyptian Ha(t)-ka-ptah "temple of the soul of Ptah," the creative god associated with Memphis, the ancient city of Egypt.
Strictly one of the names of Memphis, it was taken by the Greeks as the name of the whole country. The Egyptian name, Kemet, means "black country," possibly in reference to the rich delta soil. The Arabic is Misr, which is derived from Mizraim, the name of a son of Biblical Ham.
Officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, a country in northeastern Africa bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Israel and the Red Sea to the east, Sudan to the south, and Libya to the west. The principal geographic feature of the country is the Nile River. Its capital and largest city is Cairo. (See also Alexandria.)