noun plural -gis NZ
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A combat outpost in the Tangi Valley had proved so indefensible that U.S. forces abandoned it in April.
As I approached the Pa before the funeral they all raised the native cry of welcome, the "Tangi."Life of John Coleridge Patteson|Charlotte M. Yonge
Probably a huge banquet took place; then it was held to be a truly great tangi.
Their chef-d'oeuvre is perhaps "pooadugghiedugghie," which is their version of putangi-tangi, the paradise-duck.
The other two commenced the ascent of the long spur which leads to Shahi-Tangi.The Story of the Malakand Field Force|Sir Winston S. Churchill
The arms they carry are the bow, arrows, and tangi, a species of light battle-axe that inflicts a serious wound.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston