• Algeria
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Algeria a republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea with a population that is predominantly Sunni Muslim; colonized by France in the 19th century but gained autonomy in the early 1960s
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In literature:

On the African coast there are docking facilities in Algeria.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 5" by Various
This is exactly of the modern Kabyle style in Algeria, and entirely disappeared from Egypt very early in the prehistoric age.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 1" by Various
Passing into the service of France, I won a commission in the Foreign Legion, serving in Algeria, in Italy, and Austria.
"The Ruined Cities of Zululand" by Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley
He went to Algeria in 1835, served in the expedition to Mascara, at the capture of Tlemcen, and in 1837 became captain.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 2" by Various
Very little is known of his life, which was spent partly at Paris and partly in Algeria.
"A Short History of French Literature" by George Saintsbury
In Algeria it is still found among the Kabyles.
"The Origin of the Family Private Property and the State" by Frederick Engels
Thus of the import of all French colonies and dependencies (exclusive of Algeria and Tunis) 45 per cent.
"American World Policies" by Walter E. Weyl
It is known from Asia Minor, Greece, South Italy, Sicily, and Algeria.
"The History of the European Fauna" by R. F. Scharff
He saw a good deal of fighting in Algeria, and was promoted lieutenant in 1848, and captain in 1851.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
He afterwards travelled in France, Italy, Spain and Algeria.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 8" by Various

In poetry:

Three lusty cheers for old Basutoland,
Timbuctoo, Tunis and Algeria,
Uganda, Kamerun, all together
Are in the Union with Nyasaland.
"Hail! United States of Africa" by Marcus Mosiah Garvey
Soldiers Algeria’s sun has spared;
Heroes from Russia’s fire and frost;
Grey veterans,—scarred and scanty-haired,—
Who wept at word of eagles lost.
"Ave Caesar! Morituri Te Salutant" by Mary Hannay Foott
And so they departed places dear to them
These wretches from Kartli, souls abandoned.
The cries they lifted didn’t reach heaven.
Tomorrow or the next day -- auctioned in Algeria.
"Janizary Leading Prisoners" by Giorgi Leonidze
Across the sands of Syria,
Or possibly Algeria,
Or some benighted neighborhood of barrenness and drouth,
There came the Prophet Samu-u-el
Upon the Only Cam-u-el –
A bumpy, grumpy Quadruped of discontented mouth.
"The Legend Of The First Cam-u-el: An Arabian Apologue" by Arthur Guiterman

In news:

Turkey lashes back at France, accuses it of genocide in Algeria in the 1940s and 1950s.
O utside the Law, an Oscar-nominated foreign film from Rachid Bouchareb, is a gripping French- Algerian coproduction that makes Algeria's epic struggle for independence from France look like a gangster movie.
Qatar Petroleum's (QP) ambition to extend its global reach has taken the company to Algeria.
QP is reported to have picked up a 10% stake in the Total-Sonatrach joint-venture petrochemicals project at Arzew, Algeria.
England was outfoxed by Algeria in a game that ended 0-0 and left all four teams in Group C with a shot at reaching the round of 16.
Algeria gave England more than it wanted in tightening up Group C with a 0-0 tie.
A suicide bomber rammed an explosives-rigged car into a police academy as applicants lined up to register for classes Tuesday, killing at least 43 people and injuring 38 others, Algeria's Interior Ministry said.
ALGIERS, Algeria – Al-Qaeda-linked militants are winning recruits from the margins of Algerian society for a new strategy of high-impact attacks, details emerging from last week's bombings in Algiers suggest.
ALGIERS, Algeria — First the Pentagon plugged the movie, now President Bush is reading the book.
The subject is Algeria's war of independence against France, in which a Western power struggled with an insurgency and international opposition.
Algeria hopes voter apathy won't spoil local elections.
Algeria is hoping that a fair turnout in municipal elections on Thursday will strengthen the credibility of a political system that has survived the.
Algeria Plans to Spend $38.6 Million on Wheat Storage, APS Says.
Algeria plans to spend 3 billion dinars ($38.6 million) on improving its wheat storage capacity, the state-run APS news agency reported today, citing Agriculture Minister Rachid Benaissa.
Algeria and Iraq didn't fully support the resolution recognizing new group.

In science:

Statistical analysis of solar measurements in Algeria using beta distributions.
A Multi-State Power Model for Adequacy Assessment of Distributed Generation via Universal Generating Function
The cluster shown in Figure 1 shows subsumption links across two articles1 about recent terrorist activities in Algeria (ALG 18853 and ALG 18854).
Centroid-based summarization of multiple documents: sentence extraction, utility-based evaluation, and user studies
Eighteen decapitated bodies have been found in a mass grave in northern Algeria, press reports said Thursday, adding that two shepherds were murdered earlier this week.
Centroid-based summarization of multiple documents: sentence extraction, utility-based evaluation, and user studies
Based on lectures given at The Sixth Constantine High Energy Physics School on Strong and Weak Interactions Phenomenology, 6 − 12 April, 2002, Constantine, Algeria.
Some aspects of neutrino astrophysics
Guenda, Sur l’ ´equivalence des Codes, Ph.D. thesis submitted to the University of Science and Technology, U.S.T.H.B, Algiers, Algeria. M.
The Permutation Groups and the Equivalence of Cyclic and Quasi-Cyclic Codes