Cairene

Cairene

[kahy-reen, kahy-reen]
adjective
1.
(sometimes lowercase) of or pertaining to Cairo, Egypt.
noun
2.
a native or resident of Cairo, Egypt.

Origin:
1835–45; Cair(o) + -ene

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Cairo (ˈkaɪrəʊ)
 
n
Arabic name: El Qahira the capital of Egypt, on the Nile: the largest city in Africa and in the Middle East; industrial centre; site of the university and mosque of Al Azhar (founded in 972). Pop: 11 146 000 (2005 est)
 
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n, —adj

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