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Tagus (ˈteɪɡəs Pronunciation for Tagus

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noun

  1. a river in SW Europe, rising in E central Spain and flowing west to the border with Portugal, then southwest to the Atlantic at Lisbon: the longest river of the Iberian Peninsula. Length: 1007 km (626 miles) Portuguese name: Tejo Spanish name: Tajo

Example Sentences Including 'Tagus'

A sandbank surfaced outside the Tagus estuary, the surf peeling back from its brown hump.
Robert Wilson THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
Even now, in the calm waters of the Tagus , his imagination replayed to him the harsh screech of protesting metal.
Ross, Melville Lohengrin
I encounter them in a suburb on the River Tagus that had been the site of Expo 98, an international fair themed on the world's oceans.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
No doubt the Tagus will be close to overflowing this morning.
Sun, News of the World (2004)
The warehouse bars and nightclubs along the River Tagus are a favourite with trendy Lisboetas.
Globe and Mail (2003)
There they must strike north, through Madridejos to Toledo, where the bridge over the Tagus was still in French hands.
Bernard Cornwell SHARPE'S TRAFALGAR (2001)
Walk through the arch to the Praa do Comrcio, located on the banks of the River Tagus.
Globe and Mail (2003)
Wallis turned right, heading west along the banks of the Tagus and out beyond the mouth of the estuary.
Robert Wilson THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)

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