Examples from the Web for algeria
Diplomats from Egypt, Chad, Tunisia, Algeria and Sudan have met in Cairo to discuss how to halt the violence in Libya.
Some of his earliest writing consisted of newspaper reports on the appalling condition of the non-European population in Algeria.
There were nearly twice the number of settlers in Algeria as there are east of the Green Line and they were all evacuated.
On August 29, the Pentagon announced that Hadjarab had been repatriated to Algeria.
We winked at a coup that overturned free elections in Algeria in 1992.
Along the coast of Algeria the heat is tempered by the sea breeze.The World and Its People: Book VII|Anna B. Badlam
The sun was not far from its setting, hanging in a red disc above the distant hills of Algeria.The Pursuit|Frank (Frank Mackenzie) Savile
Of course she must not be allowed to travel about Algeria alone.The Golden Silence|C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
Occasional falls of snow occur in all parts of Algeria, and several falls have been recorded in Lower Egypt.Meteorology|Charles Fitzhugh Talman
The best time to go to Algeria or Tunis is October, when the heats of summer begin to become cooler.Notes in North Africa|W. G. Windham
British Dictionary definitions for algeria
Word Origin and History for algeria
North African country, named for Algiers, city chosen by the French as its capital when they colonized it in 1830 + Latinate "country" suffix -ia. The city name is Arabic al-Jazair, literally "the islands," in reference to four islands formerly off the coast but joined to the mainland since 1525. A resident of the place formerly was an Algerine (1650s), and the word was practically synonymous with "pirate" in English and U.S. usage early 19c.
Culture definitions for algeria
Republic in northwest Africa, bordered to the north by the Mediterranean Sea, to the east by Tunisia and Libya, to the south by Niger and Mali, and to the west by Mauritania and Morocco. Its capital and largest city is Algiers.