Definition of Tangas
1. tanga [n] - See also: tanga
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tangas
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 ..."