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  1. Alger a.k.a. Algiers is the capital and largest city of Algeria. According to the 1998 census, the population of the city proper was 1,519,570 and that of the urban agglomeration was 2,135,630. In 2009, the population was about 3,500,000. An estimate put the population at about 3,574,000 in 2010. Algiers is located on the Mediterranean Sea and in the north-central portion of Algeria.
  2. Alger is a village in Hardin County, Ohio, United States. The population was 860 at the 2010 census.
  3. Alger is a census-designated place in Skagit County, Washington, United States. The population was 403 at the 2010 census. It is included in the Mount Vernon–Anacortes, Washington Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  4. Alger is a former French department in Algeria. The département of Alger existed between 1848 and 1962.
  5. ALGER is an Aviation waypoint.
    • also known as ALGER waypoint, waypoint ALGER, fix ALGER, ALGER fix

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Alger the son of King Sigvor and brother to Signe, Sigvald and Alf is a fictional character from the 1967 historical fiction film Hagbard and Signe, based on a character in the original Gesta Danorum historical text.


"Alger" is a composition, cataloged instance.


Alger is a family name.

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Google previewThe Bill Cook Story II (2015)

The Re-Visionary by Bob Hammel

Horatio Alger is a rare name with its own connotation. The author's fiction followed a consistent “rags to riches” theme, down-and-out boys achieving the American Dream of wealth and success through hard work, courage, determination, and ...

Google previewThe Politics of the American Dream (2012)

Democratic Inclusion in Contemporary American Political Culture by Cyril Ghosh

Alger brought down the mighty, challenged power and social hierarchy, performed miracles of leveling, and insisted that nature could triumph over artifice .24 Thus, Alger is a set of propositions about self-help and individualism, hard work, ...

Google previewJesus Driven Ministry (2007)

by Ajith Fernando

Alger is a small town with a population of less than 900 people, and the church has an average attendance of about 100. This church is well known for its vital missionary program that supports many mission ventures in the United States and ...

Google previewWhere Are they Now? (2013)

A Tenth-anniversary Retrospective:a Special Issue of the journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk by Samuel C. Stringfield

ALGER is an assistant professor in the School of Teacher Education at San Diego State University. Recent research interests have included resilience of atrisk students, teacher development, and professional development ...

Google previewThe Annotated Poe (2015)

by Edgar Allan Poe, William Giraldi

Métal d'Alger is an inexpensive substitute for silver made from lead, tin, and antimony. Poe found this detail in Mrs. Gore's “Scrap-Stall,” which depicts the eating utensils of a poor old man: “a wooden platter, with a knife and fork of métal ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Country Music (2012)

”—Warren Denney Pat Alger b. LaGrange, Georgia ...

Google previewMichigan Encyclopedia (1999)

by Jennifer Herman

ALGER, Village; Arenac County; Area Code 906; Zip Code 48610; Elev.

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature (2003)

by Jay Parini

Horatio Alger wrote approximately one hundred novels, as well as biographies of public figures, short stories, and poetry. Alger emerged from the same New England cultural milieu that produced major authors and intellectuals from Ionathan ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Folklore (2006)

by Linda S. Watts

Alger, Horatio, Jr. 7 For Further Reading: Goldstein, Diane E. Once upon a Virus: AIDS Legends and Vernacular Risk Perception. Logan: Utah State University Press, 2004. Goodwin, Joseph. More Man Than You'll Ever Be: Gay Folklore and ...

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I am amazed; until the day I die I shall wonder how Whittaker Chambers got into my house to use my typewriter. (Alger Hiss)
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Scrabble value of A1L1G2E1R1

The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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