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Ta·gus

 (tā′gəs) also Ta·jo (tä′hō)
A river of the Iberian Peninsula rising in east-central Spain and flowing generally westward about 1005 km (625 mi) through central Portugal to the Atlantic Ocean.

Tagus

(ˈteɪɡəs)
n
(Placename) 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

Ta•gus

(ˈteɪ gəs)

n.
a river in SW Europe, flowing W through central Spain and Portugal to the Atlantic at Lisbon. 566 mi. (910 km) long.
Spanish, Tajo. Portuguese, Tejo.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tagus - a European riverTagus - a European river; flows into the North Atlantic
Portugal, Portuguese Republic - a republic in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; Portuguese explorers and colonists in the 15th and 16th centuries created a vast overseas empire (including Brazil)
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
Translations
Tajo

Tagus

[ˈteɪgəs] NTajo m
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Malo; but being forced into Lisbon by bad weather, the ship received some damage by running aground in the mouth of the river Tagus, and was obliged to unload her cargo there; but finding a Portuguese ship there bound for the Madeiras, and ready to sail, and supposing he should meet with a ship there bound to Martinico, he went on board, in order to sail to the Madeiras; but the master of the Portuguese ship being but an indifferent mariner, had been out of his reckoning, and they drove to Fayal; where, however, he happened to find a very good market for his cargo, which was corn, and therefore resolved not to go to the Madeiras, but to load salt at the Isle of May, and to go away to Newfoundland.
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At 645 miles long the river Tagus flows between which 2 countries?
Take a casual stroll down by the River Tagus and head to Cais do Sodre where you can catch the train to popular tourist beaches Estoril or Cascais, just 30 to 40 minutes away.
Lisbon's answer to San Francisco's Golden Gate, Ponte 25 de Abril boldly slices through the silky smooth River Tagus with mid-sixties industrial might.
In testing conditions with winds between 8 and 15 knots blowing in a variety of directions across the River Tagus, the Omanis posted two podium places from six races including a victory in Race 19, the second of the day, but the consistency that has characterised their season so far eluded them.
Toledo seems straight out of a medieval travelogue, a city sprawled on a low mountaintop and surrounded on three sides by a natural moat, the river Tagus.
Standing beneath the Monument to the Discoveries, where statues of 33 navigators reach out to the River Tagus, I imagine a time when Vasca do Gama set sail to extend the Portuguese Empire.
Built on seven hills along the banks of the River Tagus, the vibrant Portuguese capital has something for everyone – historic castles, tiled Azulejos architecture, culture, cuisine, family fun, beach, shopping and night life.
Still in Portugal, Boudicca continues to Lisbon; spread over seven hills on the north of the River Tagus, this lively capital boasts a delightful mix of palaces, churches, castles and bridges.
Cheer runners at the Lisbon Marathon, Portugal which starts by the banks of river Tagus and passes through the city and many heritage monuments.