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Tigré

[tee-grey] /tiˈgreɪ/
noun
1.
a Semitic language spoken in northern Ethiopia.
2.
a member of a nomadic, Tigrinya-speaking people of northern Ethiopia.
3.
a member of an agricultural, Tigré-speaking people of northern Ethiopia.
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  • Once when a Mexican tigre, a jaguar, charged me I—But that is not this story.

    Tales of Fishes Zane Grey
  • The welcome order was issued for the tigre to sail on the 1st of March.

    At Aboukir and Acre George Alfred Henty
  • Mr. Janverin, midshipman of the tigre, and eleven men were wounded.

    At Aboukir and Acre George Alfred Henty
  • Edgar was not on board the tigre when she fell in with the convoy of wounded.

    At Aboukir and Acre George Alfred Henty
  • Wilkinson was on board, having come off with the boats with the stores from the tigre.

    At Aboukir and Acre George Alfred Henty
  • There is the tigre fairly under way, steering south by west.

    At Aboukir and Acre George Alfred Henty
  • Returning to Rhodes, he then started in the tigre for Syria.

    At Aboukir and Acre George Alfred Henty
  • He at once went on board the tigre and sent in his name to his commander.

    At Aboukir and Acre George Alfred Henty
  • "Send a boat alongside with your captain," was the order from the tigre.

    At Aboukir and Acre George Alfred Henty
  • That must have been just after we entered the cave, and were engaged with the tigre—I mean it Number 1.

    Gaspar the Gaucho Mayne Reid
British Dictionary definitions for tigre

Tigre

/ˈtiːɡreɪ/
noun
1.
an autonomous region of N Ethiopia, bordering on Eritrea: formerly a separate kingdom. Capital: Mekele. Pop: 4 334 996 (2005 est)
2.
a language of NE Ethiopia, belonging to the SE Semitic subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family
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