a seaport in S Spain, in Andalusia, on the Strait of Gibraltar.
Historical Examples

It must have been a wonderful spectacle, and I do not suppose the like of it was ever seen in Algeciras before.
Familiar Spanish Travels W. D. Howells

In the course of his rambling operations, Algeciras and Malaga were the only places where Riego was at all well received.
Excursions in the mountains of Ronda and Granada, with characteristic sketches of the inhabitants of southern Spain, v. 2/2 Charles Rochfort Scott

The Hannibal was unable to join them, and reanchored at Algeciras.
Types of Naval Officers A. T. Mahan

A boat took us to Algeciras, and thence we trudged it to San Lucar.
1492 Mary Johnston

It is needless to describe at length the Act of Algeciras (April 7, 1906).
The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) John Holland Rose

Nick enjoyed hearing Angela exclaim, “This is like Algeciras!”
The Port of Adventure Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson

Next time he attacked Algeciras; which, after a long siege, he took in 1343.
Held Fast For England G. A. Henty

I have a wife in Algeciras to whom I am much attached, and I am afraid—yes, afraid.
In Kedar’s Tents Henry Seton Merriman

Linois & his prize the Hannibal, after our unsuccessful attack in Algeciras bay.
Before and after Waterloo Edward Stanley

On the opposite side of the bay was a town of considerable size, which the captain told him was Algeciras.
Held Fast For England G. A. Henty

a port and resort in SW Spain, on the Strait of Gibraltar: scene of a conference of the Great Powers in 1906. Pop: 108 779 (2003 est)


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