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Tan·gier

 (tăn-jîr′) also Tan·giers (-jîrz′)
A city of northern Morocco at the west end of the Strait of Gibraltar. Founded by the Phoenicians and later controlled by a variety of powers, including Portugal and Great Britain, it was administered as part of an international zone from 1923 until 1956.

Tangier

(tænˈdʒɪə)
n
(Placename) 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)

Tan•gier

(tænˈdʒɪər)

also Tan•giers

(-ˈdʒɪərz)

n.
a seaport in N Morocco, on the W Strait of Gibraltar: capital of the former Tangier Zone. 266,346.
French, Tan•ger (tɑ̃ˈʒeɪ)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tangier - a city of northern Morocco at the west end of the Strait of GibraltarTangier - a city of northern Morocco at the west end of the Strait of Gibraltar; "the first tangerines were shipped from Tangier to Europe in 1841"
Al-Magrib, Kingdom of Morocco, Maroc, Marruecos, Morocco - a kingdom (constitutional monarchy) in northwestern Africa with a largely Muslim population; achieved independence from France in 1956
Translations

Tangier

[tænˈdʒɪəʳ] Tangiers [tænˈdʒɪəz] NTánger m

Tangier

[tænˈdʒɪər] nTanger

Tangier(s)

nTanger nt

Tangier

[tænˈdʒɪəʳ] nTangeri f
References in classic literature ?
There is an English garrison at Gibraltar of 6,000 or 7,000 men, and so uniforms of flaming red are plenty; and red and blue, and undress costumes of snowy white, and also the queer uniform of the bare-kneed Highlander; and one sees soft-eyed Spanish girls from San Roque, and veiled Moorish beauties (I suppose they are beauties) from Tarifa, and turbaned, sashed, and trousered Moorish merchants from Fez, and long- robed, bare-legged, ragged Muhammadan vagabonds from Tetuan and Tangier, some brown, some yellow and some as black as virgin ink--and Jews from all around, in gabardine, skullcap, and slippers, just as they are in pictures and theaters, and just as they were three thousand years ago, no doubt.
We form rather more than half the list of white passengers on board a small steamer bound for the venerable Moorish town of Tangier, Africa.
At length he entered Tangiers, and on the 28th of September sailed for Toulon.
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Mastoura's" director Mohanad Diab received Best Documentary's subject from Tangier Film Festival on Saturday, December 3 -- Egypt Today CAIRO -- 3 December -- 2017: The Egyptian documentary "Mastoura" won the Best Documentary award from Tangier Film Festival.
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman receives the Moroccan King Mohammed VI at his residence in the city of Tangier on Saturday.
RABAT, Sept 21 (KUNA) -- French President Francois Hollande has left Tangier city on Sunday night after a two-day working visit to the Kingdom of Morocco.
In a statement to MAP, director of Brussels Invest & Export, Benedicte Wilders, stressed that this visit, which is part of the activities of the Belgian Agency for Export Promotion, aimed at exploring the investment potential in Morocco in general and especially in Tangier and take note regarding the strengths of Tangier-Tetouan region in the domains of services and industry.
By the early 1990s, Tangier had become an 'exhausted' city.
Summary: The Tangier Med Port hit on Tuesday the record of three million twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) containers, that is a rise by 20% compared to the figure of 2.
7 billion) in development projects in the city of Tangier and is looking to target investments from the UAE for these projects, according to Saida Al Matalsi, deputy mayor of Tangier.