Definition of Algerian in English:

Algerian

adjective

  • Relating to or characteristic of Algeria.

    ‘a port city on the Algerian coast’
    • ‘Bouzar is an anthropologist who is both Algerian and French.’
    • ‘His father, a chef de servis, was Algerian, of Berber descent, and his mother was French.’
    • ‘Algerian women can vote and run for office.’
    • ‘Algerian-born Zineb Sedira referred to the preoccupation with labelling, the need to see things in black and white.’
    • ‘That evening, images of the Algerian and French flags flying side by side during the victory celebrations were beamed out to the world.’
    • ‘Of Algerian origin, she had been looking for a job in international marketing for several months.’

noun

  • A native or inhabitant of Algeria, or a person of Algerian descent.

    ‘Algerians are known for their hospitality’
    • ‘Algerians speak their own Arabic dialect that includes many slang terms from French.’
    • ‘There also are a significant number of Algerians who have immigrated to France to find jobs.’
    • ‘My father is an Algerian, proud of who he is, and I am proud my father is Algerian.’
    • ‘She's an Algerian who lives in France.’
    • ‘A number of Algerians study abroad as well, and the government pays to send them to the United States, Eastern Europe, and Russia.’

Pronunciation

Algerian

/alˈdʒɪərɪən/