Definitions for oranɔˈræn, oʊˈræn, ɔˈrɑn

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  1. Oran(noun)

    a port city in northwestern Algeria and the country's 2nd largest city

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  1. Oran(ProperNoun)

    Port of Algeria.

  2. Oran(ProperNoun)

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  1. Oran

    Oran is a major city on the northwestern Mediterranean coast of Algeria, and the second largest city of the country. It is closely associated with its neighboring city, Aïn Témouchent. Located north-west of Algeria, 432 km from the capital Algiers. It is the capital of the Oran Province. The city has a population of 759,645, while the metropolitan area has a population of approximately 1,500,000, making it the second largest city in Algeria. Oran is a major port, and since the 1960s has been the commercial, industrial, and educational centre of western Algeria.

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  1. Oran

    the busiest port in Algeria, is 260 m. W. of Algiers; it has a Roman Catholic cathedral, a mosque, a school, a college, and two castles, and exports esparto grass, iron ore, and cereals.

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  1. Arno

  2. Aron

  3. Nora

  4. Roan


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