- capital of Egypt, at the head of the Nile delta
- city in S Ill., at the confluence of the Ohio & Mississippi rivers
Origin of Cairoafter the capital of Egyptian
The capital and largest city of Egypt, in the northeast part of the country on the Nile River. Old Cairo was built c. 642 as a military camp; the new city was founded c. 968 by the Fatimid dynasty and reached its greatest prosperity under the Mameluke sultans (13th-16th century).x
- The capital of Egypt.
- Any of several cities and towns in the United States.
cairo - Computer Definition
A code name from Microsoft for a future operating system. The term was later used only to refer to specific features, some of which were included in Windows 2000.
- In 1835 a new charter was granted to a second company, and in 1837 the Cairo City & Canal Co.
- In 1833 Ferdinand de Lesseps was sent as consul to Cairo, and soon afterwards given the management of the consulategeneral at Alexandria, a post that he held until 1837.
- Of Cairo by rail and about to m.
- I went into the streets of Cairo, and rode on the camel.
- Paris is served by the Vandalia, and the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St Louis (New York Central system) railways; the main line and the Cairo division of the latter intersect here, and the city is the transfer point for traffic from the E.