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OTHER SCRIPTS: وهران (Arabic), ⵡⴰⵀⵔⴻⵏ (Berber)
OTHER FORMS: Wahrān (Arabic), Wahren (Berber)
Meaning & History
Derived from Berber hr
meaning "lion", believed to be bestowed to the city when lions were spotted in 900 BC. Oran is a port city in northwest Algeria
and the second largest city after Algiers