a seaport in SW Morocco: destroyed by earthquake in 1960; new town rebuilt S of original site.
Historical Examples

The memory of Agadir still rankled in the proud Germanic soul.
World’s War Events, Vol. I Various

This was the famous “Agadir incident,” of which we have all heard.
The Myth of a Guilty Nation Albert Jay Nock

Whether the world had to be upset by the Agadir coup is a question I do not touch.
Current History: A Monthly Magazine of the New York Times, May 1918 Various

Then came the Agadir incident in 1911 when once more the Kaiser bluffed.
The Major Ralph Connor

I know of my personal knowledge that the stage was set for it six or seven years ago in connection with the Agadir episode.
Right Above Race Otto Hermann Kahn

The German occupation of Agadir had, and could have, only one meaning.
Why We Are At War (2nd Edition, revised) Members of the Oxford Faculty of Modern History

France opened certain “closed” ports (among them Agadir), and guaranteed equality of trading rights to all nations.
The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) John Holland Rose

In 1911 followed the episode of Agadir, which was clearly an attempt to ‘force a quarrel on France.’
Why We Are At War (2nd Edition, revised) Members of the Oxford Faculty of Modern History

The Agadir incident bids fair to become more than an incident.
Diplomatic Days Edith O’Shaughnessy

The date of all this being about the time of the misguided Panther’s fateful leap on Agadir.
Punch, Or The London Charivari, Volume 152, March 21, 1917 Various

a port in SW Morocco, which became the centre of an international crisis (1911), when a gunboat arrived to protect German interests. Britain issued a strong warning to Germany but the French negotiated and war was averted. In 1960 the town was virtually destroyed by an earthquake, about 10 000 people being killed. Pop: 385 000 (2003)


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