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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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