Tanga


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tanga

(ˈtæŋɡə)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a triangular loincloth worn by indigenous peoples in tropical America
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a type of very brief bikini
[from Portuguese, ultimately of Banth origin]

Tanga

(ˈtæŋɡə)
n
(Placename) a port in N Tanzania, on the Indian Ocean: Tanzania's second port. Pop: 190 000 (2005 est)

Tan•ga

(ˈtæŋ gə)

n.
a seaport in NE Tanzania. 187,155.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tanga - 100 tanga equal 1 Tajikistani ruble
Tajikistani monetary unit - monetary unit in Tajikistan
2.Tanga - a port city in northeastern Tanzania on the Indian Ocean
Tanzania, United Republic of Tanzania - a republic in eastern Africa
Translations

tanga

n (= bikini, briefs)Tanga m
References in classic literature ?
He was now in German East Africa and it was his intention to skirt the mountains west of Kilimanjaro, whose rugged peaks he was quite willing to give a wide berth, and then swing eastward along the south side of the range to the railway that led to Tanga, for his experience among men suggested that it was toward this railroad that German troops would be likely to converge.
He had crossed the railroad some distance back and judged that the wounded were being taken to it for transportation to a base hospital and possibly as far away as Tanga on the coast.
The duo replace Kabras Sugar's Brian Tanga and Menengai Cream Homeboyz' Augustine Lugonzo who were part of the squad in Sydney and Hamilton.
He also constituted a committee comprising TMO Sukkur, In charge Traffic Police and President Anjuman Tajran to solve the problems of Rikshaw and Tanga Parking.
Speaking after an inspection to evaluate the progress of installing flow meters at Raskazone, in Tanga, Dr Kalemani said the government has to be in full control of the way oil is being imported by private companies.
A 60 years old Tanga owner Nadeem khan said, 'I was associated with the 'tanga' profession for the last 40 years and i agrees the arrival of auto rickshaws and other modern vehicles has pushed the horse-drawn carriage to the margins.
Mabuti na 'yung tanga na may malinis na kalooban kaysa 'yung marunong pero may masamang intensyon,' he said.
In the match against Uganda, Dan Sikuta brushed four defenders to land at the centre with Brian Tanga adding the conversion for a 7-0 lead.
The EACOP project is a 1,450 km long heavy crude oil pipeline from the Lake Albert Basin in Uganda to the Tanga port in Tanzania that is being developed by French oil company Total E&P, China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) and London-based Tullow Oil.
Tribune News Network Doha The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has closed down a beauty centre in Tanga Street, Al Hilal area, for a week for using expired products.
The pipeline, expected to cost $4 billion and create 15,000 jobs, will be 800 miles long and connect Uganda's western region with Tanzania's port of Tanga.
From inception in April 2015 in Dar Es Salaam, Tigo 4G LTE has expanded to Arusha, Tanga, Dodoma, Morogoro, Moshi, Mwanza, Tabora, Musoma, Bukoba, Kigoma and Shinyanga and plans are underway to cover all major cities before the end of this year.