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Noun: Algeria  al'ji(u-)ree-u
  1. 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
    - Algerie, Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria

Type of: African country, African nation

Part of: Arab League, Maghreb, Mahgrib, OPEC, Organisation of Petroleum-Exporting Countries [Brit], Organization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries

Encyclopedia: Algeria, West Virginia