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English noun: Cairo

1. Cairo (location) a town at the southern tip of Illinois at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers


Instance hypernymtown


Part meronymIL, Illinois, Land of Lincoln, Prairie State

2. Cairo (location) the capital of Egypt and the largest city in Africa; a major port just to the south of the Nile delta; formerly the home of the Pharaohs


SynonymsAl Qahira, capital of Egypt, Egyptian capital, El Qahira


Instance hypernymnational capital, port


Part meronymArab Republic of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic


Member holonymCairene









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