Algiers

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Al·giers

 (ăl-jîrz′)
The capital and largest city of Algeria, in the northern part of the country on the Mediterranean Sea. An ancient North African port, Algiers was captured by French forces in 1830 and was later a pivotal center of the struggle for Algerian independence.
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Algiers

(ælˈdʒɪəz)
n
(Placename) the capital of Algeria, an ancient port on the Mediterranean; until 1830 a centre of piracy. Pop: 3 260 000 (2005 est). Arabic name: Al-Jezair French name: Alger
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Al•giers

(ælˈdʒɪərz)

n.
1. the capital of Algeria, in the N part. 1,839,000.
2. one of the former Barbary States: now Algeria.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Algiers - an ancient port on the MediterraneanAlgiers - an ancient port on the Mediterranean; the capital and largest city 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
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Translations
Алжир
Alžír
Algier
Alger
Alžir
Algír
Algiers
Algeria
Alžyras
Algier
Alger
Alžír
Alger

Algiers

[ælˈdʒɪəz] NArgel m
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Algiers

[ælˈdʒɪərz] nAlger
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Algiers

nAlgier nt
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Algiers

[ælˈdʒɪəz] nAlgeri fsg
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