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Definition of the noun Algiers

What does Algiers mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. an ancient port on the Mediterranean; the capital and largest city of Algeria
    • examples: She took an airplane from Algiers to Rome. | I lived in Algiers for over a year.
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • synonym of Algiers: Algerian capital
    • instance of: port = a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country; national capital = the capital city of a nation
    • part of: Algeria / Algerie / Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria = a republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea with a population that is predominantly Sunni Muslim

Alternative definition of the noun Algiers

proper noun

  1. The capital of Algeria

Places

  1. 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.
    • also known as Departementdalger, Département D’ Alger, Wilaya D' Alger, Wilaya D’ Alger, Alger, Departement D' Alger, Wilayadalger
    • part of Algeria
    • read more about Algiers (city)
  2. Algiers is an unincorporated community in the town of Guilford, Vermont, United States.
    • also known as Algiers, Vermont
    • part of Vermont
  3. Algiers a.k.a. Algiers, Indiana: Algiers is an unincorporated community in Pike County, Indiana, in the United States.

There are other places with algiers in their name, like Algiers Point and University of Algiers.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Algiers

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Google previewThe Torch Bearers (2006)

by Alexander Fullerton

Algiers is an invasion-point only 84 Alexander ...

Google previewPirates of Barbary (2010)

Corsairs, Conquests and Captivity in the Seventeenth-Century Mediterranean by Adrian Tinniswood

Algiers is a city very pleasantly situated on the side of the hills overlooking the Mediterranean, which lies north of it, and it lifts up its proud head so imperiously, as if it challenged a sovereignty over those seas and expected tribute from all that ...

Google previewThe Day I Wasn't There (2006)

by Helene Cixous, Beverley Bie Brahic

Algiers is a school for actors and modest great actresses all the more convincing in that ...

Google previewCapital Cities around the World: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture (2013)

An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture by Roman Adrian Cybriwsky

Algiers is the capital and largest city of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, usually referred to as simply Algeria, a country in the Maghreb region of northwestern Africa that stretches from the Mediterranean Sea in the north ...

Google previewBritannica Student Encyclopedia (2014)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc

1,532,000 Algiers is the capital of the North African country of Algeria. It is also Algeria's largest city and chief seaport. The city lies along the Bay ofAlgiers. A people called the Phoenicians created a colony in the ...

Google previewExporters' Encyclopaedia (1917)

Aumale, Algeria (m Algiers) Ifni, Morocco (via Mogador) Azeffoun, Algeria (via Algiers) Kairwan, Tunis (via Susa) Batna, Algeria (via Philippeville) La Calle, Algeria (via Bona) Biskra, Algeria ...

Google previewConflict and Conquest in the Islamic World: A Historical Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2011)

A Historical Encyclopedia by Alexander Mikaberidze

In 1510, a Spanish force of 10,000 men under Pedro Navarro accompanied by Cardinal Cisneros went into Algiers to expand Spanish dominions of the Kingdom of Sicily, but the expedition was hindered by logistical problems and ultimately ...

Google previewDictionary of Islamic Architecture (2002)

by Andrew Petersen

Algiers. Section of Great Mosque of Timnal, Algeria (after Golvin) dome in front of the mihrab. The new development was to integrate the lateral arcades into the prayer hall of the mosque and incidentally reduce the size of the courtyard.

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