a seaport in northeastern Algeria.
- Formerly Phi·lippe·ville [French fee-leep-veel; English fil-ip-vil] /French fi lipˈvil; English ˈfɪl ɪpˌvɪl/ .
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British Dictionary definitions for Skikda
a port in NE Algeria, on an inlet of the Mediterranean: founded by the French in 1838 on the site of a Roman city. Pop: 170 000 (2005 est): Former name: Philippeville
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