Orans



[awr-anz, ohr-] /ˈɔr ænz, ˈoʊr-/

noun, plural orantes
[aw-ran-teez, oh-ran-] /ɔˈræn tiz, oʊˈræn-/ (Show IPA)
1.
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[aw-ran, oh-ran; French aw-rahn] /ɔˈræn, oʊˈræn; French ɔˈrɑ̃/
noun
1.
a seaport in NW Algeria.
/əˈræn; əˈrɑːn; French ɔrɑ̃/
noun
1.
a port in NW Algeria: the second largest city in the country; scene of the destruction by the British of most of the French fleet in the harbour in 1940 to prevent its capture by the Germans. Pop: 744 000 (2005 est)

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