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[tahn-tah] /ˈtɑn tɑ/
a city in N Egypt, in the Nile delta. Unabridged
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  • Suppose it was a trap, and Tanta had her husband and two or three men in waiting there.

    Diamond Dyke George Manville Fenn
  • But it was only Tanta Sal, who looked at him, smiling the while.

    Diamond Dyke George Manville Fenn
  • Tanta autem inerat comitas in Scipione, ut non Syphacem modo, sed etiam hostem infestissimum Hasdrubalem sibi conciliaret.

    Selections from Viri Romae Charles Franois L'Homond
  • There was that one at the Pension Suisse; you remember, Tanta?

    Clover Susan Coolidge
  • Istius uero uacce in Tanta habundancia exubrabat lac, ut xii uiris cotidie distributum sufficientem copiam uictus praeberet.

  • Diria o povo em geral: Bonana nos seja dada, Que a tormenta passada Foi Tanta e tam desigual.

  • Do you know, I believe that Tanta Sal would take to starching and ironing if she had a chance.

    Diamond Dyke George Manville Fenn
  • Tanta vis admonitionis est in locis; ut non sine causa ex his memoriae deducta sit disciplina.'

British Dictionary definitions for Tanta


a city in N Egypt, on the Nile delta: noted for its Muslim festivals. Pop: 413 000 (2005 est)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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