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Definition of the noun algerian

What does algerian mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: Algerians

  1. a native or inhabitant of Algeria

Definition of the adjective algerian

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  1. of or relating to or characteristic of Algeria or its inhabitants

Alternative definition of the adjective algerian


  1. Of, from, or pertaining to Algeria or the Algerian people.


Algerian a.k.a. Algeria, officially People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa on the Mediterranean coast. Its capital and most populous city is Algiers. With a total area of 2,381,741 square kilometres, 90% of which is desert, Algeria is the tenth-largest country in the world, and the largest in Africa and in the Mediterranean. The country is bordered in the northeast by Tunisia, in the east by Libya, in the west by Morocco, in the southwest by Western Sahara, Mauritania, and Mali, in the southeast by Niger, and in the north by the Mediterranean Sea.

  • also known as People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, The People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, Algerie, Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria
  • founded in (54 years ago)
  • part of Africa, Greater Maghreb, Arab world, Maghreb, Mahgrib
  • instance of: African country / African nation = any one of the countries occupying the African continent
  • parts:
    • Algerian capital / Algiers = an ancient port on the Mediterranean
    • Annaba = a port city of northeastern Algeria near the Tunisian border
    • Batna = a town in north central Algeria
    • Blida = a city in northern Algeria at the foot of the Atlas Mountains to the southwest of Algiers
    • Oran = a port city in northwestern Algeria and the country's 2nd largest city
    • Constantine = a walled city in northeastern Algeria to the east of Algiers
    • Djanet = a desert town in southeastern Algeria
    • Hippo Regius / Hippo = an ancient Numidian town in northwestern Africa adjoining present-day Annaba in northeastern Algeria
    • Reggane = a town in central Algeria
    • Timgad = an ancient town founded by the Romans
    • Timimoun = a town in central Algeria in the Atlas Mountains
    • Atlas Mountains = a mountain range in northern Africa between the Mediterranean and the Sahara Desert
  • member of: Arab League = an international organization of independent Arab states formed in 1945 to promote cultural and economic and military and political and social cooperation; OPEC / Organization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries = an organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the production and sale of petroleum
  • member: Algerian = a native or inhabitant of Algeria
  • read more about Algeria (country)


Algerian is a unique and difficult solitaire game using two decks of playing cards. The object of the game is to build 8 Foundations down from King to Ace or up from Ace to King in suit.

  • genre: Card game


  1. Algerian a.k.a. Algerian Arabic is a variety of Arabic spoken across much of Algeria. Like other varieties of Maghrebi Arabic, as elsewhere, spoken Arabic differs from written Arabic; Algerian Arabic has a vocabulary mostly Arabic with significant Berber language substrates, and numerous loanwords from French and Spanish.
  2. Algerian is a decorative serif digital font family, a knock off of the Keystone Foundry's nineteenth-century face Glyphic. The design for the typeface is owned by Linotype, while the name 'Algerian' is a trademark of the International Typeface Corporation. Algerian comes in two styles: 'Algerian' and 'Algerian Condensed'.
  3. Algerian is an ethnicity.

Phrases with Algerian

  1. Algerian Ivy
  2. algerian dinar
  3. Algerian Arabic
  4. Algerian Gerbil
  5. algerian capital
  6. algerian centime
  7. Algerian Nuthatch
  8. Algerian Sea Lavender
  9. algerian monetary unit
  10. Algerian Sign Language
  11. Algerian Saharan Arabic

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Algerian

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Linguistics (2013)

by Philipp Strazny

Even though the Algerian dialect is a variant of Arabic, its vocabulary differs considerably from Modern Standard Arabic. Many words originate from sources other than Modern Standard Arabic, such as Turkish, Spanish, Italian, and most of all ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Algeria (2015)

by Phillip C. Naylor

The Algerian aspiration for a renewed privileged relationship was dashed by French support of Morocco and Mauritania regarding the decolonization of Western Sahara. Other chronic problems involved trade deficits and the vulnerable ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Terrorism, Second Edition (2011)

by Gus Martin

The Armed Islamic Front (aka Algerian Jihad Islamic Front) is the military wing of Algeria's largest opposition party, the Islamic Salvation Front (FIS). In January 1992, the Algerian military cancelled a second round of elections that the banned ...

Google previewThe Palgrave Encyclopedia of Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism (2016)

by Immanuel Ness, Zak Cope

Messali fell out with the French communists because they relegated the Algerian anticolonial struggle to the background of the international fight against fascism. The PCF went a step further in 1939 when it introduced the concept of Algeria as ...

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Algerian Sign Language Meaning

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Scrabble value of A1L1G2E1R1I1A1N1

The value of this 8-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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