Egypt

geographical name
\ ˈē-jipt How to pronounce Egypt (audio) \
variants: or Arabic Mişr \ ˈmisrᵊ How to pronounce Mişr (audio) \

Definition of Egypt

country of northeastern Africa bordering on the Mediterranean and Red seas and site of an early and long enduring civilization of the ancient world; capital Cairo area 386,900 square miles (1,002,071 square kilometers), population 72,798,031 — see united arab republic

see also egyptian entry 2

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