[al-ji-sir-uh s; Spanish ahl-he-thee-rahs]
- a seaport in S Spain, in Andalusia, on the Strait of Gibraltar.
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Next time he attacked Algeciras; which, after a long siege, he took in 1343.Held Fast For England
G. A. Henty
In the course of his rambling operations, Algeciras and Malaga were the only places where Riego was at all well received.
A boat took us to Algeciras, and thence we trudged it to San Lucar.1492
Nick enjoyed hearing Angela exclaim, "This is like Algeciras!"The Port of Adventure
Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
The Hannibal was unable to join them, and reanchored at Algeciras.Types of Naval Officers
A. T. Mahan
- a port and resort in SW Spain, on the Strait of Gibraltar: scene of a conference of the Great Powers in 1906. Pop: 108 779 (2003 est)
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