Nairobi

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Nairobi the capital and largest city of Kenya; a center for tourist safaris
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Usage

In literature:

The proud moment of Fundi's life was when safari entered Nairobi at the end of the first expedition.
"The Land of Footprints" by Stewart Edward White
I had about four hundred of them working at one thing or another at Nairobi and never had any trouble with them.
"The Man-eaters of Tsavo and Other East African Adventures" by J. H. Patterson
And this is strange: that they do not come from the direction of Nairobi.
"The Leopard Woman" by Stewart Edward White
There is also a small special rhinoceros preserve about fifty miles southeastward of Nairobi, around Kiu station, on the railway.
"Our Vanishing Wild Life" by William T. Hornaday
Nairobi is situated at the far edge of the great Athi Plains and just below a range of hills.
"African Camp Fires" by Stewart Edward White
There are Arab schools in Mombasa, and government schools for Europeans and Indians at Nairobi.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
Thanks to the governor, our party of four was invited to go to Nairobi on his special train.
"In Africa" by John T. McCutcheon
Coming back to the Uganda Railway, here is Nairobi, you see.
"The Rogue Elephant" by Elliott Whitney
If he strikes in at Zanzibar or Nairobi he's likely to come out at Cairo or the Cape.
"The Blind Lion of the Congo" by Elliott Whitney
I saw the skin of this lioness in Judd's house, near Nairobi, in 1913, and noticed the little bullet hole over the eye.
"Life of Frederick Courtenay Selous, D.S.O." by J.G. Millais
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In news:

FREDERICKTOWN — Fredericktown Middle School world history students had an opportunity to listen to and talk with a Nairobi native who is a Francisan priest.
Nairobi priest visits Fredericktown.
Uwem Akpan, author of Say You're One of Them, and CNN's Anderson Cooper share their experiences with the street children of Nairobi .
Inside Nairobi , the Next Palo Alto.
FBO opens at Nairobi International Airport.
Jane Perlez is the chief of the Nairobi bureau of The New York Times Published: July 01, 1990.
For many travelers Nairobi is a necessary stop on the way in and out of the African bush.
Nairobi , where most people stay for just a few days before or after a safari, is no longer a town on the edge of the African bush.
Kenya's All-Share Index (NSEASI) gained for a third day, adding 0.3 percent to 68.27 at the close in Nairobi.
NAIROBI, Kenya — South Africa's Nando's fast food chain has decided to pull its "Last Dictator Standing" television advertisement which pokes fun at Robert Mugabe.
Police officers patrolled Nairobi on Monday after grenade attacks.
He left government work and opened a business in 1985, then moved to Nairobi, Kenya, where he opened another business.
The Kenya Red Cross and local media described the incident at St Polycarp church in Nairobi as a grenade attack.
A grenade attack on a church's Sunday school in Nairobi, Kenya's capital, has killed a child and seriously hurt up to six others, according to reports.
A man walks over an open sewer on June 8, 2012 at Kibera slum, in the Kenyan capital Nairobi.
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In science:

Thousands of people have attended a ceremony in Nairobi commemorating the first anniversary of the deadly bombings attacks against U.S.
Inferring Strategies for Sentence Ordering in Multidocument News Summarization
Thousands of people have attended a ceremony in Nairobi commemorating the first anniversary of the deadly bombings attacks against U.S.
Inferring Strategies for Sentence Ordering in Multidocument News Summarization
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