Tangas

tanga

[tuhng-gah]
noun
1.
either of two former coins of India, one gold and one silver, issued by various Muslim rulers.
2.
a former coin of Portuguese India, equal to the 10th part of a rupee.
3.
a former silver coin of Tibet of varying weight and fineness.
Also, tangka.


Origin:
1590–1600; < Hindi taṅgā

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Tanga

[tang-guh]
noun
a seaport in NE Tanzania.
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tanga (ˈtæŋɡə)
 
n
1.  a triangular loincloth worn by indigenous peoples in tropical America
2.  a type of very brief bikini
 
[from Portuguese, ultimately of Banth origin]

Tanga (ˈtæŋɡə)
 
n
a port in N Tanzania, on the Indian Ocean: Tanzania's second port. Pop: 190 000 (2005 est)

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