Faiyûm, El
geographical name — see el faiyum

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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

  • El Faiyûm — see FAIYÛM …   English World dictionary

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

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

  • Faiyum Governorate — Geobox|Governorate country = Egypt country name = Faiyum native name = محافظة الفيوم map caption = Map of Egypt with Faiyum highlighted capital = Faiyum population = 307731 population as of = 2005 area = Faiyum Governorate (Arabic: محافظة الفيوم; …   Wikipedia

  • Faiyum Oasis — The Faiyum Oasis is a distinctive region with character between the main Nile Valley and other desert oases. It is a depression in the desert immediately to the west of the Nile south of Cairo. Its area is estimated to vary between 490 mi² (1,270 …   Wikipedia

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