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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
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Instead, the outlet retails (locally known as "tingi") each pouch for Php58 ($1.13) -- and only for limited individual orders.
I still remember the 'palengke basket' as a prominent fixture in every household and, instead of sachets for our 'tingi' purchases, can we not go back to the old 'tinakos' method of buying small quantities of consumables?
This speaks about the Filipino's tingi (retail) culture that makes it difficult to prevent people from consuming these tiny sachets.
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Grusiinide-megreli sAaAaAeA jajAaAaAeAnrgne massiline lahkumine--sest tegemist ei olnud ju kauge mitte AaAaAeA ksnes sAaAaAeA jas aktiivselt osalenutega--ei tulenenud mitte tingi sAaAaAeA jategevusest vAaAaAeA i nende kallal toimepandud repressioonidest, eelkAaAaAeA ige hirmust vAaAaAeA imaliku kAaAaAeAnttemaksu ees.
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Por su parte Mela I, 5 consideraba que la ciudad de Tingi habia sido fundada por Anteo; Mela III, 10 senalaba que tambien en el pais se decia que Anteo habia reinado en el pasado, y que senalaban su tumba en una colina de escasa altura.
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