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Definition for cairo (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for cairo
Cairo should have listened to Amal Clooney last year when she recommended judicial reforms.
Unlike Brunner, Remer was itinerant, and spent much time in that other nest of postwar Nazis—Cairo.
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|DAILY BEAST
Recently in Cairo I sat at a dinner party next to an elderly Islamic businessman.
Israeli and Palestinian delegations—which include Hamas representatives—are scheduled to meet in Cairo Tuesday as well.
You are acquainted with the immense amount of public property at Mound City and Cairo?Reports of the Committee on the Conduct of the War|United States Senate
We remain here four days, and then proceed by rail to Cairo, one hundred and thirty miles distant.Biography and Family Record of Lorenzo Snow|Eliza R. Snow Smith
They started me out to round up trade in the river towns down Egypt ways, near Cairo.Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son|George Horace Lorimer
Listen to the words of an Egyptian, translated and re-printed from a Cairo daily paper.The Child in the Midst|Mary Schauffler Labaree
From Cairo he started on a journey up the course of the Nile.
British Dictionary definitions for cairo (1 of 2)
Derived forms of CairoCairene, noun, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for cairo (2 of 2)
Cultural definitions for cairo (1 of 3)
notes for Cairo
Cultural definitions for cairo (2 of 3)
An ancient empire in Africa that was centered on the Nile River. Ruled by a pharaoh, Egypt figures prominently in many events in the Bible (see also Bible), including the stories of Joseph and his brothers and of Moses and the Exodus. (See under “World Geography.”)
Cultural definitions for cairo (3 of 3)
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.)