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 2egyptian
EGYPT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of Egypt for English Language Learners
: country in Africa and the Sinai Peninsula of Asia
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