1. [ noun ] (government,geography) 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
Synonyms: Algerie Algeria
Related terms: African_country Arab_League Organization_of_Petroleum-Exporting_Countries Algerian Africa maghreb reggane constantine Oran Algiers atlas_mountains blida hippo djanet batna timgad timimoun gspc armed_islamic_group
Similar spelling:   democratic_socialist_republic_of_sri_lanka