1. a republic in north-eastern Africa, on the Mediterranean and Red Seas and bordered by Libya, Sudan, the Gaza Strip and Israel; a province of the Ottoman Empire before British occupation in 1882; gained independence as a kingdom in 1922; a republic since 1953. 997 738 km2. Language: Arabic, also English and French. Currency: Egyptian pound. Capital: Cairo. Official name, Arab Republic of Egypt.
2. a former kingdom in north-east Africa: divided into Lower Egypt (the Nile Delta) and Upper Egypt (from near Cairo south to the Sudan).
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