How to use Oran in a sentence
Portland, Oran emphasis on free-thinking makes it a place where even aging hippies can find love.
He served in administrative capacities at the relief of Ceuta in that year and in the reoccupation of Oran in 1731.
He declared, 'that I could turn Chro challin or Oran gaoil almost as well as his mother,—white be the place of her soul!'Discipline | Mary Brunton
He did not look more than nineteen, and came from near Oran.Wounded and a Prisoner of War | Malcolm V. (Malcolm Vivian) Hay
Besides being one of the principal district towns of the province of Oran, it was also a military station.Off on a Comet | Jules Verne
The two religious monuments of Oran are celebrated throughout all Algeria.In the Land of Mosques & Minarets | Francis Miltoun
British Dictionary definitions for Oran
a port in NW Algeria: the second largest city in the country; scene of the destruction by the British of most of the French fleet in the harbour in 1940 to prevent its capture by the Germans. Pop: 744 000 (2005 est)
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