[ French ker-wahn ]
/ French kɛrˈwɑ̃ /
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a city in NE Tunisia: a holy city of Islam.
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Also Kair·wan [kahyuhr-wahn]. /kaɪərˈwɑn/.
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How to use Kairouan in a sentence
In other words, Europeans are forbidden to enter any of the Tunisian mosques save those at Kairouan.
In Tunisia, with the exception of the mosques at Kairouan, none but the Mussulman may pass their thresholds.
Kairouan became the capital of what is now Tunisia in the ninth century, and Tunis itself was its servitor.
It was very short, and was addressed from Kairouan, where Artois had established himself for the spring in an Arab house.
She would go to Kairouan, to close the eyes of her friend if he must die, if not to nurse him back to life.
British Dictionary definitions for Kairouan
Kairwan or Qairwan (kaɪəˈwɑːn)
/ (French kɛrwɑ̃) /
a city in NE Tunisia: one of the holy cities of Islam; pilgrimage and trading centre. Pop: 124 000 (2005 est)
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