Kairouan

geographical name
Kair·​ouan | \ ker-ˈwän How to pronounce Kairouan (audio) \
variants: or Qairouan \ ker-​ˈwän How to pronounce Qairouan (audio) \ or Al-Qayrawān \ ˌäl-​kī-​rä-​ˈwän How to pronounce Al-Qayrawān (audio) \

Definition of Kairouan

city in northeastern Tunisia population 137,500

Note: Kairouan is a holy city for Muslims.

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“Kairouan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Kairouan. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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