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  • adj. Of or pertaining to North Africa
  • n. Native or inhabitant of North Africa


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  • On Thursday, July 30, he told Admiral Milne that his primary mission would be to assist the French in covering the North African troopships.

    Castles of Steel

  • Accompanying these last entries was a teletyped order from Heinrich Himmler himself authorizing Hessler to use a U-boat to trawl the entire North African coast of the Mediterranean for the false section of coastline.

    Seven Deadly Wonders

  • TheHalicarnassus zoomed through the dawn, arriving at the northern coast of Libya, soaring over the frothy white line where the waters of the Mediterranean meet the shores of the North African desert.

    Seven Deadly Wonders

  • The prophet who had warned of “the egg of a North African empire” now ordered the church bells to be rung and cannonades to be fired in the London parks in celebration of its delivery.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • The biggest and most decisive battle of the North African theater had been fought, and Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery of Alamein was its victor.

    The Thorn Birds

  • Then factories moved in, and in the middle of the factories, almost indistinguishable from them, the University of Nanterre was built, surrounded by the barrackslike homes of North African and Portuguese immigrants.

    1968 the Year that Rocked the World

  • At 4: 00 a.m. on August 3, Admiral de Lapeyrère put to sea with the entire French Mediterranean fleet, steaming south toward Algeria to provide protection for the troop transports of the French North African army corps.

    Castles of Steel

  • They would do crazy things together, like sailing a leaking boat through a full gale, and riding crenels through North African deserts, and reading and discussing strange books, and traveling about in the Eastern European countries in an old truck.

    Death of a Hawker

  • In addition, he had arranged for a division of the French North African army to join the force and, with the Anzacs thrown in, there now would be 75,000 Allied soldiers available for the Dardanelles.

    Castles of Steel

  • He was flying near the Tunisian-Libyan border, a particularly desolate stretch of the North African coastline.

    Seven Deadly Wonders


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