Cairo

noun
1. a town at the southern tip of Illinois at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers
Instance Hypernyms: ↑town
Part Holonyms: ↑Illinois, ↑Prairie State, ↑Land of Lincoln, ↑IL
2. 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
Instance Hypernyms: ↑national capital, ↑port
Part Holonyms: ↑Egypt, ↑Arab Republic of Egypt, ↑United Arab Republic
Member Meronyms: ↑Cairene

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cairo
see coir.

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  • Cairo — Cairo, NE U.S. village in Nebraska Population (2000): 790 Housing Units (2000): 316 Land area (2000): 0.538504 sq. miles (1.394720 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.538504 sq. miles (1.394720 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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  • Cairo, GA — U.S. city in Georgia Population (2000): 9239 Housing Units (2000): 3898 Land area (2000): 9.313559 sq. miles (24.122007 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.052289 sq. miles (0.135429 sq. km) Total area (2000): 9.365848 sq. miles (24.257436 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Cairo, IL — U.S. city in Illinois Population (2000): 3632 Housing Units (2000): 1885 Land area (2000): 7.051326 sq. miles (18.262849 sq. km) Water area (2000): 2.080908 sq. miles (5.389528 sq. km) Total area (2000): 9.132234 sq. miles (23.652377 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Cairo, MO — U.S. village in Missouri Population (2000): 293 Housing Units (2000): 127 Land area (2000): 0.268029 sq. miles (0.694193 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.268029 sq. miles (0.694193 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Cairo, NE — U.S. village in Nebraska Population (2000): 790 Housing Units (2000): 316 Land area (2000): 0.538504 sq. miles (1.394720 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.538504 sq. miles (1.394720 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Cairo, NY — U.S. Census Designated Place in New York Population (2000): 1390 Housing Units (2000): 739 Land area (2000): 4.249810 sq. miles (11.006958 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.010399 sq. miles (0.026933 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.260209 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Cairo, OH — U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 499 Housing Units (2000): 184 Land area (2000): 0.241764 sq. miles (0.626166 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.241764 sq. miles (0.626166 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Cairo, WV — U.S. town in West Virginia Population (2000): 263 Housing Units (2000): 140 Land area (2000): 0.490493 sq. miles (1.270372 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.490493 sq. miles (1.270372 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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