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A country of northwest Africa bordering on the Mediterranean Sea. The region was settled c. 2000 bc by Berber-speaking people and later formed a part of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires. Arab invaders in the seventh and eighth centuries introduced Islam and the Arabic language and culture. A French territory from 1848, Algeria gained its independence in 1962 after more than seven years of fighting. Algiers is the capital and the largest city.
Al·ge′ri·an adj. & n.
(Placename) of or relating to Algeria or its inhabitants
(Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Algeria
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|Noun||1.||Algerian - a native or inhabitant of Algeria |
Algeria, Algerie, Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria - a republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea with a population that is predominantly Sunni Muslim; colonized by France in the 19th century but gained autonomy in the early 1960s
African - a native or inhabitant of Africa
|Adj.||1.||Algerian - of or relating to or characteristic of Algeria or its inhabitants; "Algerian towns"|
người Algeriathuộc Algeria, thuộc người/tiếng Algeria
A. ADJ → argelino
B. N → argelino/a m/f