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Biskra

[bis-krah] /ˈbɪs krɑ/
noun
1.
a town and oasis in NE Algeria, in the Sahara.
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Biskra

/ˈbɪskrɑː/
noun
1.
a town and oasis in NE Algeria, in the Sahara. Pop: 204 000 (2005 est)
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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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