Biskra

Biskra

[bis-krah]
noun
a town and oasis in NE Algeria, in the Sahara.
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Biskra (ˈbɪskrɑː)
 
n
a town and oasis in NE Algeria, in the Sahara. Pop: 204 000 (2005 est)

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biskra

town, northeastern Algeria, on the northern edge of the Sahara. It is the centre of the Zab (Ziban) group of oases south of a wide, open depression between the Aures Massif and the Tell Atlas.

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