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Algiers

[ al-jeerz ]

noun

  1. a seaport in and the capital of Algeria, in the N part.
  2. one of the former Barbary States in N Africa: now modern Algeria.


Algiers

/ ælˈdʒɪəz /

noun

  1. the capital of Algeria, an ancient port on the Mediterranean; until 1830 a centre of piracy. Pop: 3 260 000 (2005 est) Arabic nameAl-Jezairˌældʒɛˈzɑːɪə French nameAlgeralʒe


Algiers

  1. Capital of Algeria and largest city in the country, located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea .


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Example Sentences

Williams, her daughter and her daughter’s two children generally live together in an Algiers neighborhood apartment.

The police state system that propped up dictators from Algiers to Islamabad for decades was unsustainable.

“People are now planting bombs in the tramways of Algiers,” he said in 1957, when he was in Stockholm to receive the Nobel Prize.

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.

(p. 361) The tobacco plant is also cultivated in other parts of Africa besides Algiers.

Algiers surrendered to the French under general Bourmont, after a siege of six days.

As well look for lions in the outskirts of Algiers, or a pretty woman in the streets of Berne.

It was when he was twenty-one and had been sent away to Algiers because he was falling in love with a farmer's daughter.

Your mother said it was Algiers, and there is evidence that it was located in Algiers.

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