from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of southern Spain on the Bay of Algeciras opposite Gibraltar. It is a port and tourist center.


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  • A. Carrasco Ragel/European Pressphoto Agency LEAVING FLOWERS: A woman lay flowers for her loved ones at a cemetery in Algeciras, Spain, Monday, for All Saints Day.

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  • United States to participate in the so-called Algeciras Conference, held in Algeciras in 1905 to consider conditions in Morocco.

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  • Although a general European war seemed more possible at that time than at any other time within recent years, it was averted as a result of the so-called Algeciras

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  • In late 2008, lay magistrates from Gibraltar visited court facilities in Algeciras, which is home to both local and regional courthouses handling criminal and civil cases.


  • Bloomberg News Maersk containers at a port in Algeciras, Spain, earlier this year.

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  • "I tell people to negotiate with the bank," said Maria Luisa de Castro , a property-lawyer in Spain's southern city of Algeciras who has worked with clients struggling to make payments.

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  • Peter felt liberated when they stepped off the ferry in Algeciras, Spain.

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  • Peter felt liberated when they stepped off the ferry in Algeciras, Spain.

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  • The road is actually 1,300km long and runs from Barcelona in the north to Algeciras in the south.

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  • The Spanish government sent navy vessels to track the Odyssey Explorer for more than a month before forcing it into the port of Algeciras, briefly detaining the captain and carrying out an extensive search as part of a potential criminal investigation in the belief that “Black Swan” is in fact the Nuestra Senora de las Mercedes, a treasure-laden frigate that was sunk by the British as it returned from Peru in 1804.

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