Definition of Tangas

1. tanga [n] - See also: tanga



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tangas

tandems
tandemwise
tandoor
tandoori
tandooris
tandoors
tandospirone
tane
tanekaha
tanespimycin
taneyamalite
tanezumab
tang
tanga
tangalung
tangas (current term)
tanged
tangelo
tangelo tree
tangelos
tangence
tangences
tangencies
tangency
tangent
tangent plane
tangent screen
tangental
tangential
tangential wound

Literary usage of Tangas

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A System of Geography, Popular and Scientific: Or A Physical, Political, and by James Bell (1832)
"During this divided state of China, the tangas, or Turks, obtained great power in the north- em China under the Wey dynasty, and the succeeding dynasty of ..."

2. The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques & Discoveries of the English by Richard Hakluyt (1907)
"... is worth 5 tangas good money : but if one would change them into ... they pay them at 9 tangas and 3 fourth partes, and 10 tangas, and that is the most ..."

3. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bombay by Asiatic Society of Bombay (1883)
"... gold is worth 9 tangas and a halfe good mony, aud yet not stable in price, for that when the ships depart from Goa to Cochin, they pay them at 9 tangas ..."

4. The universal cambist, and commercial instructor by Patrick Kelly (1811)
"ACCOUNTS are kept here in Pardos, tangas, ... A Pardo is worth 4 good tangas, ... Venetian Sequins are worth 16 good tangas; Pagodas, 10 good tangas; ..."

5. Hobson-Jobson: A Glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and by Henry Yule, Arthur Coke Burnell, William Crooke (1903)
"The ducat of gold is worth 9 tangas and a hälfe good money, and yet not stable in price, forthat when the ships depart from Goa to Cochin, they pay them at ..."

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