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 (ăl′jĭ-sîr′əs, äl′hĕ-thē′räs)
A city of southern Spain on the Bay of Algeciras opposite Gibraltar. It is a port and tourist center.
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(ˌældʒɪˈsɪrəs; Spanish alxeˈθiras)
(Placename) a port and resort in SW Spain, on the Strait of Gibraltar: scene of a conference of the Great Powers in 1906. Pop: 108 779 (2003 est)
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(ˌæl dʒɪˈsɪr əs)

a seaport in S Spain, in Andalusia, on the Strait of Gibraltar. 97,213.
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NEW TERMINAL IN SPAIN Vopak Terminal Algeciras was inaugurated by Cornelis van Rij, Ambassador of the Netherlands in Spain; Manuel MoraAn, president Algeciras Port Authority; Jose Ignacio Landaluce, Mayor of Algeciras; Vicente Fernaandez, secretary general of Innovation, Industry and Energy of the Government of Andalusia; and Eelco Hoekstra, CEO and chairman of the executive board of Vopak.
The deal is in line with Vopak's plan to build an oil storage terminal at the port of the Spanish city of Algeciras.
Although choreographers Ana Garcia and Felipe de Algeciras only formed Alma two years ago, the core company members had already built up a strong following as Esencia Flamenca.
Spanish police have reinforced checkpoints in Algeciras and Tarifa in preparation for the inflix.
Many Moroccans had come across the Strait of Gibraltar from Algeciras to Ceuta by ferry.