Definition of Algiers
1. Noun. An ancient port on the Mediterranean; the capital and largest city of Algeria.
Generic synonyms: Port, National Capital
Group relationships: Algeria, Algerie, Democratic And Popular Republic Of Algeria
Definition of Algiers
1. Proper noun. The capital of Algeria ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Lexicographical Neighbors of Algiers
Literary usage of Algiers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"The journey between algiers icd Paris, from which it is distant 1031 miles, ... algiers was a walled city from the time of the deys until tbe close of the ..."
2. The Writings of James Monroe: Including a Collection of His Public and by James Monroe (1899)
"This is to give you a new confirmation of the peace between the United States and algiers. The Swedish consul here has communicated to me yesterday a letter ..."
3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1840)
"algiers. THE invasion of the Algerine territory by the French, is one of the most remarkable evidences that nations are not to be taught either commun ..."
4. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1814)
"Such is the general plan of this province, which has the city of algiers, the metropolis of the whole kingdom, for its capital. ..."
5. The Rise of the Spanish Empire in the Old World and in the New by Roger Bigelow Merriman (1918)
"algiers was convinced that submission was the sole way to avoid the fate of ... He realized that as the submission of algiers had been rather compulsory ..."
6. History of the Commonwealth and Protectorate, 1649-1656 by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1903)
"At algiers he was so far successful that he procured a treaty with the Dey assuring freedom of trade to English merchants, and an engagement that no ..."
7. The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha by Miguel de ( Cervantes Saavedra, Henry Edward Watts (1888)
"APPENDIX B. In the city of algiers, a territory of the Moors in Barbary, on the loth of October, 1580, before the Illustrious and Most Reverend Father Juan ..."