Egypt

geographical name

variants or Arabic Mişr
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 386,662 square miles (1,001,450 square kilometers), population 99,413,000 see united arab republic

see also egyptian

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“Egypt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Egypt. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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