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ælˈdʒɪərzal·giers

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Algiers, Algerian capitalnoun

    an ancient port on the Mediterranean; the capital and largest city of Algeria

GCIDE

  1. Algiersnoun

    The capital city of Algeria. Population (2000) = unk.

Wiktionary

  1. Algiersnoun

    The capital of Algeria

  2. Etymology: الجزائر, plural of جزيرة, referring to the several small islands that once existed in the Bay of Algiers.

Wikipedia

  1. Algiers

    Algiers ( al-JEERZ; Arabic: الجزائر, romanized: al-Jazāʾir; Berber languages: Dzayer; French: Alger, [alʒe]) is the capital and largest city of Algeria. The city's population at the 2008 census was 2,988,145 and in 2020 was estimated to be around 4,500,000. Algiers is located on the Mediterranean Sea and in the north-central portion of Algeria.Algiers is situated on the west side of a bay of the Mediterranean Sea. The modern part of the city is built on the level ground by the seashore; the old part, the ancient city of the deys, climbs the steep hill behind the modern town and is crowned by the Casbah or citadel (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), 122 metres (400 ft) above the sea. The casbah and the two quays form a triangle.

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  1. algiers

    Algiers is the capital city of Algeria, a country located in the North African region. It is also the largest city in the country and is known for its rich history, culture, and architecture, particularly Ottoman, French colonial, and Berber influences. The city is situated on the Mediterranean Coast and serves as an important economic, commercial and financial hub of Algeria. It is referred to as "Alger la Blanche" (Algiers the White) for its white-colored buildings that gleam in the sunlight, visible from the sea.

Wikidata

  1. Algiers

    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 puts the population at about 3,574,000 as of 2010. Algiers is located on the Mediterranean Sea and in the north-central portion of Algeria Sometimes nicknamed El-Behdja or alternatively Alger la Blanche for the glistening white of its buildings as seen rising up from the sea, Algiers is situated on the west side of a bay of the Mediterranean Sea. The modern part of the city is built on the level ground by the seashore; the old part, the ancient city of the deys, climbs the steep hill behind the modern town and is crowned by the casbah or citadel, 122 metres above the sea. The casbah and the two quays form a triangle.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. algiers

    (now Algeria, Northwest Africa). Part of the ancient Mauritania, which was conquered by the Romans, 46 B.C.; by the Vandals, 439; recovered for the empire by Belisarius, 534, and subdued by the Arabs about 690. The city of Algiers was bombarded a number of times, and finally taken by the French in 1830. Algeria at present belongs to France.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Algiers

    From the Arabic Al Jezair, “the peninsula.”

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. ALGIERS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Algiers is ranked #126765 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Algiers surname appeared 135 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Algiers.

    90.3% or 122 total occurrences were White.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of algiers in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of algiers in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of algiers in a Sentence

  1. Mongi Hamdi:

    We are in the last stage of these negotiations, it is challenging, but not impossible. It all depends how eager the protagonists are here in Algiers. I would say several weeks.

  2. Djelloul Guiri:

    The government has taken enough measures to help us boost output, but officials in Algiers do not come to monitor the implementation stage.

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