Algiers

Algiers (Algiers`) , the capital of Algeria, founded by the Arabs in 935, called the “silver city,” from the glistening white of its buildings as seen sloping up from the sea, presenting a striking appearance, was for centuries under its Bey the head-quarters of piracy in the Mediterranean, which only began to cease when Lord Exmouth bombarded the town and destroyed the fleet in the harbour. Since it fell into the hands of the French the city has been greatly improved, the fortifications strengthened, and its neighbourhood has become a frequent resort of English people in winter.

Population (circa 1900) given as 75,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Algesi`ras * Algine
Alford, Michael
Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Alfred the Great
Algæ
Algar`di
Algaro`tti, Francesco
Algar`ve
Algebra
Alge`ria
Algesi`ras
Algiers`
Algine
Algo`a Bay
Al`gol
Algonquins
Alham`bra
A`li
Ali Baba
A`li Pasha
Alican`te
Aligarh`

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