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Type Settlement
Usage English, Dutch
Pronounced Pron. al-JIRZ(English)

Meaning & History

From Arabic الجزائر (al-Jaza'ir) meaning "the islands". This is the name of the capital city of Algeria, so named because of the islands in its bay.