Tigre


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Ti·gre

 (tē′grā, -grĕ)
A city of eastern Argentina, a suburb of Buenos Aires.

Ti·gré

 (tē-grā′)
n.
A Semitic language of Eritrea.
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Tigre

(ˈtiːɡreɪ) or Tigray
n
1. (Placename) an autonomous region of N Ethiopia, bordering on Eritrea: formerly a separate kingdom. Capital: Mekele. Pop: 4 334 996 (2005 est)
2. (Languages) a language of NE Ethiopia, belonging to the SE Semitic subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family
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Ti•gre

or Ti•gré

(tiˈgreɪ)
n.
1. an Ethiopian Semitic language spoken mainly in Eritrea and adjacent parts of the Sudan.
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References in classic literature ?
Some of these are of very large extent: the kingdoms of Tigre, Bagameder, and Goiama are as big as Portugal, or bigger; Amhara and Damote are something less.
The inhabitants of the kingdom of Amhara are the most civilised and polite; and next to them the natives of Tigre, or the true Abyssins.
For there was in the woods an animal of the leopard family, called tiger or "tigre" by the natives, that was exceedingly fierce and dangerous.
Between 1768 and 1772 the Scotch traveller, Bruce, set out from Massowah, a port of Abyssinia, traversed the Tigre, visited the ruins of Axum, saw the sources of the Nile where they did not exist, and obtained no serious result.
On every island there were tracks; and as on the former excursion "el rastro de los Indios" had been the subject of conversation, so in this was "el rastro del tigre." The wooded banks of the great rivers appear to be the favourite haunts of the jaguar; but south of the Plata, I was told that they frequented the reeds bordering lakes: wherever they are, they seem to require water.
En Algerie, la presence fortuite du moustique tigre a ete signalee pour la premiere fois en juin 2010 a Larbaa Nath-Iraten, dans la wilaya de Tizi-Ouzou.
Back-to-back triples by Jojo Cunanan enabled El Tigre to tie the count at 57, but the Warriors responded with a seven-point cluster to regain the lead and never looked back.
Rio Tigre will be the biggest favourite in the race.
The El Tigre outscored the Sharks, 28-9, in the second quarter to dictate the tempo of the game and snare their eighth win against 12 losses.
Parks submitted a double-double effort of 15 points and 11 rebounds, but couldn't save the El Tigre (6-4).