- a town and oasis in NE Algeria, in the Sahara.
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What the Nile is to Egypt, the stream which flows here is to Biskra.
This we found in a house belonging to a son of the caid of Biskra.
The day after our visit to Sidi Okba was our last at Biskra.
He stood upright, as if at attention on the parade-ground of Biskra.The Desert Drum
A short stop and then they were off for Biskra, at the very edge of the Sahara.Captured by the Arabs
James H. Foster
- a town and oasis in NE Algeria, in the Sahara. Pop: 204 000 (2005 est)
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