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Tangier

[ tan-jeer ]
/ tænˈdʒɪər /
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noun

a seaport in N Morocco, on the W Strait of Gibraltar: capital of the former Tangier Zone.

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Also Tan·giers [tan-jeerz]. /tænˈdʒɪərz/.
French Tan·ger [tahn-zhey]. /tɑ̃ˈʒeɪ/.
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Tangier
/ (tænˈdʒɪə) /

noun

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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