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Oran

[ aw-ran, oh-ran; French aw-rahn ]
/ ɔˈræn, oʊˈræn; French ɔˈrɑ̃ /
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noun
a seaport in NW Algeria.
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Oran
/ (əˈræn, əˈrɑːn, French ɔrɑ̃) /

noun
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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