- a river in SW Europe, flowing W through central Spain and Portugal to the Atlantic at Lisbon. 566 miles (910 km) long.
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Then we shall probably be in the Tagus River before morning?Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 1 (of 2)
Soon after this, Marmont retired on the valley of the Tagus.Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2)
It was now the middle of August, and the heat in the valley of the Tagus was overpowering.
As it was, we had just time to cross the Tagus before they were ready to fall upon us.
These lines effectually protected the right bank of the Tagus.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte
William Milligan Sloane
- a river in SW Europe, rising in E central Spain and flowing west to the border with Portugal, then southwest to the Atlantic at Lisbon: the longest river of the Iberian Peninsula. Length: 1007 km (626 miles)Portuguese name: Tejo Spanish name: Tajo
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