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Cairo

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Definition 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
  • She believed it just as she believed that the confluence of the waters was still happening at Cairo.
    Eudora Welty  --  One Writer's Beginnings
  • There's Egypt in your dreamy eyes, A bit of Cairo in your style....
    Betty Smith  --  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • ... 'Cairo' and 'Tel Aviv'-fires everywhere, bombs everywhere!
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • We shall lose a fine opportunity if I put off going to Cairo, and I am very much afraid I must go, Handel, when you most need me.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • In Cairo, the day after a private meeting with the Egyptian president, Hosni Mubarak, I was scheduled to address a large meeting in a local hall.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • Eventually, the Dikoris made it to Cairo, where they connected with friends.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • Or the three months in Cairo in the basement of a ramshackle tenement run by a hashish-addicted landlord.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • Jet flights from Rome, London, Frankfurt, Nairobi, Cairo, and Bombay to Addis made it easy for tourists to visit.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Another week went by and I wondered if maybe Jacob Marcus was out of the country, possibly Cairo, or maybe Tokyo.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • His father told, in turn, the plan his corporation was considering, of putting in an electric railway plant in Cairo.
    Willa Cather  --  Paul's Case
  • We had leave to make a party and go up to Cairo and the Pyramids.
    Edward E. Hale  --  The Man Without a Country
  • Omar was telling Max about his baby brother back in Cairo when the boat pitched wildly.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • And then, in May 1933 he took off in his tiny airplane and set a course for Everest by way of Cairo, Tehran, and India.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • — when you were off to Tanganyika in '98, Cairo in 1812, Florence in 1492!
    Ray Bradbury  --  Something Wicked This Way Comes
  • There was even an Arabic book, featuring a similar mix of American and Middle Eastern authors, which sold thirty thousand copies in Cairo in just three days.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • Then the British and Americans intervened and made that demonstration flight over Cairo.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • She took the little local packet at Cairo, and now she was on the homestretch.
    Mark Twain  --  Pudd'nhead Wilson
  • He could still hear Svensson's low, grinding voice that late night seven years earlier as they overlooked Cairo.
    Ted Dekker  --  Black: The Birth of Evil
  • You were in Cairo with him.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • 15 june 1908-cairo, egypt I cannot imagine any place hotter in all the world than Cairo in June.
    Stephen King  --  Rose Red

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