Examples from the Web for algiers
Contemporary Examples of algiers
The police state system that propped up dictators from Algiers to Islamabad for decades was unsustainable.Why’s Al Qaeda So Strong? Washington Has (Literally) No idea
November 9, 2014
“People are now planting bombs in the tramways of Algiers,” he said in 1957, when he was in Stockholm to receive the Nobel Prize.Why Albert Camus Remains Controversial
October 20, 2013
We fought our first foreign war in Algiers to defeat the Barbary pirates.
They avoid the public limelight and are known in Algiers as le pouvoir, the power behind the scenes.
John Kerry can expect many more trips to Algiers in his time as secretary of state.
Historical Examples of algiers
I didn't come on at Algiers, so I don't know anything about it.It Happened in Egypt
C. N. Williamson
He compelled Algiers to prevent her pirates from preying upon our commerce.The Nation in a Nutshell
George Makepeace Towle
Dispersion of the armament against Algiers by stress of weather.
He knew that if he returned to Algiers there would be a speedy end to him.
Assuredly there was no room for both of them in the Bashalik of Algiers.
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.