- a seaport in N Morocco, on the W Strait of Gibraltar: capital of the former Tangier Zone.
Also Tan·giers [tan-jeerz] /tænˈdʒɪərz/.
French Tan·ger [tahn-zhey] /tɑ̃ˈʒeɪ/.
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Examples from the Web for tanger
If you ever are in any tanger from my peoplesh, it vill pe your safeguart.'Captain Kyd, Vol. II
Joseph Holt Ingraham
Dere don'd vas any tanger oof dot at any stage oof der game.Motor Matt's Hard Luck
Stanley R. Matthews
It also describes a root which grows sometimes as large as a human head; this must have been what is now known as the tanger.
- a port in N Morocco, on the Strait of Gibraltar: a Phoenician trading post in the 15th century bc; a neutral international zone (1923–56); made the summer capital of Morocco and a free port in 1962; commercial and financial centre. Pop: 526 000 (2003)
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