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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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Robredo visited Agutaya for the second time to turn over various types of assistance to the townfolk of Algericas, one of the underserved communities in the island.
The police eventually discovered Du had used his passport to leave Spain through the port of Algericas and he was traced through a newspaper appeal.
Spanish police refused to make an official comment on the circumstances surrounding the arrest but it is believed there was an armed swoop on a villa on the Atlanterra housing estate in the tiny, picturesque resort of Zahara de los Atunes between Cadiz and Algericas.