"World capital whose name means elephant trunk in Arabic" crossword clue

Author: Mathew Cooper
Last Updated: 02 May 2023

World capital whose name means elephant trunk in Arabic NYT crossword answer is:

KHARTOUM (8 letters length)

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The answer to this crossword clue is Cairo, the capital of Egypt. The name Cairo is derived from the Arabic word "al-Qahira," which means "the victorious" or "the conqueror," and is also thought to refer to the city's location at the head of the Nile, which is said to resemble an elephant's trunk. Cairo is one of the oldest cities in the world, and is home to many ancient monuments, including the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Citadel of Saladin, and the Mosque of Ibn Tulun.

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