Agadir [ ah-gah- deer ] SHOW IPA / ˌɑ gɑˈdɪər / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun a seaport in SW Morocco: destroyed by earthquake in 1960; new town rebuilt S of original site.
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Words nearby Agadir AFV
again and again
against all odds
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How to use Agadir in a sentence
Fashoda, Algeciras, Bosnia,
Agadir—each time it seemed as if only a miracle could avert the conflict.
Not even during the
Agadir crisis had the streets of Berlin held such multitudes.
Even after the
Agadir incident was quite closed, the tension between Germany and England had not passed away.
It had led to the
Agadir business in the previous summer, and the absence of wise prevision was still apparent. British Dictionary definitions for Agadir noun a port in SW Morocco, which became the centre of an international crisis (1911), when a gunboat arrived to protect German interests. Britain issued a strong warning to Germany but the French negotiated and war was averted. In 1960 the town was virtually destroyed by an earthquake, about 10 000 people being killed. Pop: 385 000 (2003)
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