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Type Settlement
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. KIE-ro

Meaning & History

From Arabic القاهرة (al-Qahirah) meaning "the victorious", in honour of the conquering Fatimid caliph al-Mu'izz li Din Allah (932-975). This is the name of the capital city of Egypt.