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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kahy-roh]
    • /ˈkaɪ roʊ/
    • /ˈkaɪrəʊ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kahy-roh]
    • /ˈkaɪ roʊ/

Definitions of cairo word

  • noun cairo 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) 3
  • noun cairo capital of Egypt, at the head of the Nile delta: pop. 7,109,000 3
  • noun cairo city in S Ill., at the confluence of the Ohio & Mississippi rivers: pop. 3,600 3
  • abbreviation Definition of CAIRO in Technology Windows NT 4 3
  • noun cairo Arab Republic of. a republic in NE Africa. 386,198 sq. mi. (1,000,252 sq. km). Capital: Cairo. Formerly (1958–71) United Arab Republic. 1
  • noun cairo an ancient kingdom in NE Africa: divided into the Nile Delta (Lower Egypt) and the area from Cairo S to the Sudan (Upper Egypt) 1

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cairo popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 90% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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