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Tlemcen

or Tlemsen

[tlem-sen] /tlɛmˈsɛn/
noun
1.
a city in NW Algeria.
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  • In the third century Tlemcen underwent a formidable siege at the hand of a Soudanese and his followers.

  • If I can get no news of him there, I'll go to Tlemcen myself.

    Simon the Jester William J. Locke
  • The chief reason for coming to Oran at all is that it is the most convenient starting-point for Tlemcen.

  • I did feel so guilty when you talked about your motoring with Mr. Caird to Tlemcen.

    The Golden Silence C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • Tlemcen has many mosques, of which three must be noted as having been viewed and remarked, as the antiquarians put it.

  • It impressed Stephen, and he consented at once to "try their luck" at Tlemcen.

    The Golden Silence C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • She's 'malema,' or mistress of an école indigène for embroideries and carpets, at Tlemcen.

    The Golden Silence C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • At Tlemcen, where within the memory of man locusts had never appeared, the ground was covered with them.

    The Insect World Louis Figuier
  • Tlemcen was finally taken, and the whole of Algeria annexed.

    In Morocco Edith Wharton
  • Tlemcen is the most splendid and gracious artists paradise in Algeria.

British Dictionary definitions for Tlemcen

Tlemcen

/French tlɛmsɛn/
noun
1.
a city in NW Algeria: capital of an Arab kingdom from the 12th to the late 14th century. Pop: 177 000 (2005 est)
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