Algeciras

Algeciras

[al-ji-sir-uhs; Spanish ahl-he-thee-rahs]
noun
a seaport in S Spain, in Andalusia, on the Strait of Gibraltar.
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Algeciras (ˌældʒɪˈsɪrəs, Spanish alxeˈθiras)
 
n
a port and resort in SW Spain, on the Strait of Gibraltar: scene of a conference of the Great Powers in 1906. Pop: 108 779 (2003 est)

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algeciras

port city, Cadiz provincia (province), in the comunidad autonoma (autonomous community) of Andalusia, in extreme southern Spain, across the Bay of Gibraltar from Gibraltar.

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