Examples from the Web for egypt
For now, the Egyptian government has issued a statement saying that Clooney is free to enter Egypt “whenever she wants.”Amal Clooney vs. Egypt’s Courts
January 4, 2015
The only repercussions Iraqi has faced are outside of Egypt, as she lost her place in an upcoming Swiss Film Festival, he added.
Egypt has a comparatively low number of HIV cases compared to the rest of Africa, with just 11,000 infected people nationwide.
Jordan also banned it, and Malaysia, Egypt, and Indonesia subjected it to their censorship boards.When Countries Lose Their Shit Over American Movies
December 17, 2014
But the site has seen little of the decimation from heavy tourism that has plagued the northern pyramids of Giza in Egypt.Egypt Ain’t The Only Pyramid Show In Town
December 11, 2014
When they first set foot in Egypt that country was already terribly old.
The old cities of Egypt have disappeared from the face of the earth.
All this had been changed after they had become exposed to the civilization of Egypt.
The original owners of these farms had moved into Egypt years and years ago.
He declared that the Government had found, and not made, the situation in Egypt and the Soudan.The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
- a republic in NE Africa, on the Mediterranean and Red Sea: its history dates back about 5000 years. Occupied by the British from 1882, it became an independent kingdom in 1922 and a republic in 1953. Over 96 per cent of the total area is desert, with the chief areas of habitation and cultivation in the Nile delta and valley. Cotton is the main export. Official language: Arabic. Official religion: Muslim; Sunni majority. Currency: pound. Capital: Cairo. Pop: 85 294 388 (2013 est). Area: 997 739 sq km (385 229 sq miles)Official name: Arab Republic of Egypt Former official name (1958–71): United Arab Republic
Word Origin and History for egypt
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.)