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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • The capital and largest city of Kenya, in the south-central part of the country. Founded in 1899, it became the seat of government for British East Africa in 1905 and capital of independent Kenya in 1963.

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  • proper noun The capital of Kenya.

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  • noun the capital and largest city of Kenya; a center for tourist safaris

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Examples

  • NAIROBI — At a banquet room in a downtown Nairobi hotel last week, just as the sun began to set, some 50 Somali members of parliament and other dignitaries gathered to break that day's Ramadan fast.

    Africa Dispatch: Dinner, Dates and Politics With Somalia's Premier

  • NAIROBI -- An American lawyer accused of minimizing Rwanda's 1994 genocide arrived in Nairobi late Saturday after Rwanda granted him bail on medical grounds.

    U.S. lawyer departs Rwanda after bail is granted

  • CATHERINE BOND, CNN NAIROBI BUREAU CHIEF: Well, the Kenyans in (UNINTELLIGIBLE) in the predominantly Somalia area of Nairobi called Esily (ph) yesterday, a suburb that's fairly close to the city center.

    CNN Transcript Jun 21, 2003

  • NAIROBI, Kenya (Sapa-AP) - Two Ugandans were convicted of raping and murdering a British housewife in Nairobi last year and sentenced to death by hanging.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • NAIROBI: Running street-battles between members of the Nubian and Luo tribes continued in Nairobi with witnesses reporting at least five dead over two days.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • NAIROBI (Reuters) - A Muslim cleric whose detention in Nairobi caused deadly riots on the streets of the capital is expected to be put on a plane back to Jamaica in the next two days,

    Latest News - Yahoo!7 News

  • NAIROBI (Reuters) - A Muslim cleric whose detention in Nairobi caused deadly riots on the streets of the capital is expected to be put on a plane back to Jamaica in the next two days,

    Latest News - Yahoo!7 News

  • NAIROBI (Reuters) - A Muslim cleric whose detention in Nairobi caused deadly riots on the streets of the capital is expected to be put on a plane back to Jamaica in the next two days,

    Latest News - Yahoo!7 News

  • NAIROBI, 10 March 2010 (PlusNews) - Violet Tinah, 40, a resident of Korogocho slum in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, is living with HIV and was recently diagnosed with

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  • NAIROBI, 10 March 2010 (PlusNews) - Violet Tinah, 40, a resident of Korogocho slum in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, is living with HIV and was recently diagnosed with

    WN.com - Articles related to Bank Launches Big Plan to Cut Mortgage Debt

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