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Tlemcen

or Tlemsen

[tlem-sen] /tlɛmˈsɛn/
noun
1.
a city in NW Algeria.
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  • Tlemcen was finally taken, and the whole of Algeria annexed.

    In Morocco Edith Wharton
  • If I can get no news of him there, I'll go to Tlemcen myself.

    Simon the Jester William J. Locke
  • I did feel so guilty when you talked about your motoring with Mr. Caird to Tlemcen.

    The Golden Silence C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • It impressed Stephen, and he consented at once to "try their luck" at Tlemcen.

    The Golden Silence C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • At Tlemcen, where within the memory of man locusts had never appeared, the ground was covered with them.

    The Insect World Louis Figuier
  • Meanwhile one of his brothers had headed a revolt in Morocco, and the princes of Tlemcen won back their ancient kingdom.

    In Morocco Edith Wharton
  • Tlemcen is the most splendid and gracious artists paradise in Algeria.

  • But my girl—I like to call her that—is away off in the west, close to the border of Morocco, at Tlemcen.

    The Golden Silence C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • She's 'malema,' or mistress of an école indigène for embroideries and carpets, at Tlemcen.

    The Golden Silence C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • Then it was that Nevill almost timidly renewed his suggestion of a visit to Tlemcen.

    The Golden Silence C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
British Dictionary definitions for Tlemcen

Tlemcen

/French tlɛmsɛn/
noun
1.
a city in NW Algeria: capital of an Arab kingdom from the 12th to the late 14th century. Pop: 177 000 (2005 est)
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