Algiers(redirected from Al-Jaza'ir)
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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.
(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
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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|Noun||1.||Algiers - an ancient port on the Mediterranean; the capital and largest city of Algeria|