Nairobi

geographical name
Nai·​ro·​bi | \ nī-ˈrō-bē How to pronounce Nairobi (audio) \

Definition of Nairobi

city in south central Kenya population 3,133,518

Note: Nairobi is the capital of Kenya.

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“Nairobi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nairobi. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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