Definition of khedivial in US English:



  • See khedive

    • ‘Contrary to popular belief, the opera was not written to celebrate the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869, nor that of the Khedivial Opera House in the same year.’
    • ‘The Khedivial Opera House was the first on the African continent to perform world famous operas and symphonic masterpieces.’
    • ‘It premiered at the Khedivial Opera House in Cairo on 24 December 1871.’
    • ‘In the catalogue of the Khedivial Library mention is made of this Shihab as author of a commentary on Al - Baidhawi.’
    • ‘In English, the piece is known as the Khedivial hymn.’