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Tlemcen

or Tlem·sen

[tlem-sen]
noun
  1. a city in NW Algeria.
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Examples from the Web for tlemcen

Historical Examples

  • Tlemcen was finally taken, and the whole of Algeria annexed.

    In Morocco

    Edith Wharton

  • If I can get no news of him there, I'll go to Tlemcen myself.

    Simon the Jester

    William J. Locke

  • I did feel so guilty when you talked about your motoring with Mr. Caird to Tlemcen.

    The Golden Silence

    C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson

  • It impressed Stephen, and he consented at once to "try their luck" at Tlemcen.

    The Golden Silence

    C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson

  • At Tlemcen, where within the memory of man locusts had never appeared, the ground was covered with them.

    The Insect World

    Louis Figuier


British Dictionary definitions for tlemcen

Tlemcen

noun
  1. a city in NW Algeria: capital of an Arab kingdom from the 12th to the late 14th century. Pop: 177 000 (2005 est)
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