El Faiyum

or El Fa·yum

[ el fahy-yoom, fey- ]
/ ˌɛl faɪˈyum, feɪ- /

noun

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British Dictionary definitions for El Faiyum

El Faiyûm

Al Faiym (æl faɪˈjuːm)

/ (ɛl faɪˈjuːm) /

noun

a city in N Egypt: a site of towns going back at least to the 12th dynasty. Pop: 311 000 (2005 est)
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