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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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