a seaport in N Morocco, on the W Strait of Gibraltar: capital of the former Tangier Zone.
- French Tan·ger [tahn-zhey]. /tɑ̃ˈʒeɪ/.
- Also Tan·giers [tan-jeerz]. /tænˈdʒɪərz/.
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How to use Tangier in a sentence
I know you lofe me, Mortaunt; put t'ere ist tanger t'at it might not pe exactly an uncle and nephew's love in t'e long run.The Chainbearer | J. Fenimore Cooper
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.
The girls were startled as a Scarlet Tanger flew past to join his mate, and they at last reached their rendezvous, the orchard.
Dere don'd vas any tanger oof dot at any stage oof der game.Motor Matt's Hard Luck | Stanley R. Matthews
If you ever are in any tanger from my peoplesh, it vill pe your safeguart.'Captain Kyd, Vol. II | Joseph Holt Ingraham
British Dictionary definitions for Tangier
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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