El Faiyûm
or Al Fayyūm geographical name city N Egypt SSW of Cairo population 166,910

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • El Faiyûm — see FAIYÛM …   English World dictionary

  • El Faiyum — /el fuy yoohm , fay / Faiyum (def. 2). Also, El Fayum. * * * …   Universalium

  • El Faiyum — /el fuy yoohm , fay / Faiyum (def. 2). Also, El Fayum …   Useful english dictionary

  • El Faiyum — El Fai•yum [[t]ˌɛl faɪˈyum, feɪ [/t]] n. geg Faiyum 2) …   From formal English to slang

  • El Faiyûm — /ɛl faɪˈjum/ (say el fuy yoohm) noun a town in northern Egypt; archaeological, especially Roman, remains. Arabic, Al Fayyūm. Also, Al Faiyûm …   Australian English dictionary

  • Faiyûm — [fī yo͞om′, fāyo͞om] city in N Egypt, just west of the Nile: pop. 213,000: also El Faiyûm …   English World dictionary

  • Faiyum — For other uses, see Faiyum (disambiguation). Faiyum الفيوم …   Wikipedia

  • Faiyum — /fuy yoohm /, n. 1. a province in N central Egypt: many archaeological remains. 691 sq. mi. (1790 sq. km). 2. Also called El Faiyum, El Fayum. a city in and the capital of this province, SW of Cairo. 167,700. adj. 3. pertaining to or designating… …   Universalium

  • Faiyum — /fuy yoohm /, n. 1. a province in N central Egypt: many archaeological remains. 691 sq. mi. (1790 sq. km). 2. Also called El Faiyum, El Fayum. a city in and the capital of this province, SW of Cairo. 167,700. adj. 3. pertaining to or designating… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Faiyûm, El — geographical name see el faiyum …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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