Egypt: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ē'jipt), [key]
— n.
  1. a republic in NE Africa. 39,600,000; 386,198 sq. mi. (1,000,252 sq. km). Cap.: Cairo. Arabic,Formerly (1958–71),
  2. an ancient kingdom in NE Africa: divided into the Nile Deltaand the area from Cairo S to the Sudan


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Egyptian (def. 4).
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