[French fee-leep-veel; English fil-ip-vil]
- former name of Skikda.
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At that place Sarmiento had founded the colony of Philippeville in 1581.Celebrated Travels and Travellers
And one hears as much Italian as he does French in the streets of Philippeville.In the Land of Mosques & Minarets
His station, Philippeville, is close to the shores of the Mediterranean, and sea breezes persisted during the day.
We therefore made choice of this route, and on a bright morning early in April started from Algiers for Philippeville.
If we leave Philippeville in the evening, we find ourselves next morning in the handsome roadstead of Bona.
- the former name of Skikda
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