[ al-ji-sir-uh s; Spanish ahl-he-thee-rahs ]
/ ˌæl dʒɪˈsɪr əs; Spanish ˌɑl hɛˈθi rɑs /


a seaport in S Spain, in Andalusia, on the Strait of Gibraltar.


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British Dictionary definitions for algeciras

/ (ˌældʒɪˈsɪrəs, Spanish alxeˈθiras) /


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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