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tabor Tweet Definition of tabor Like Definition of tabor on Facebook
noun
  1. a small drum
Tahiti Tweet Definition of Tahiti Like Definition of Tahiti on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The largest island in French Polynesia.
Taipei Tweet Definition of Taipei Like Definition of Taipei on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The capital and largest city of Taiwan, in the northern part of the country.
Taiwan Tweet Definition of Taiwan Like Definition of Taiwan on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Unofficial name of a country in East Asia. Official name: Republic of China, Its capital is Taipei.
  2. An island off the coast of mainland China, also known as Formosa since 16th century.
Taiwanese Tweet Definition of Taiwanese Like Definition of Taiwanese on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Person from Taiwan.
  2. The popular name of the variant of Amoy Min Nan spoken in Taiwan, the native language of the Hoklo.
adjective
  1. Of or pertaining to Taiwan.
Tajikistan Tweet Definition of Tajikistan Like Definition of Tajikistan on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Country in Central Asia. Official name: Republic of Tajikistan.
Taj Mahal Tweet Definition of Taj Mahal Like Definition of Taj Mahal on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A monument located in w:Agra, Agra, India, constructed between 1631 and 1654, considered one of the finest examples of Mughal architecture in the world.
Tallahassee Tweet Definition of Tallahassee Like Definition of Tallahassee on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The state capital of Florida.
Tallinn Tweet Definition of Tallinn Like Definition of Tallinn on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The capital of Estonia.
tamale Tweet Definition of tamale Like Definition of tamale on Facebook
noun
  1. Mexican dish of seasoned and chopped beef rolled in cornmeal dough then steamed in corn husks.
Tamil Nadu Tweet Definition of Tamil Nadu Like Definition of Tamil Nadu on Facebook
proper noun
  1. State in southern India which has Chennai (formerly known as Madras) as its capital. The other cities include Madurai, Tiruchy, Coimbatore.
Tampere Tweet Definition of Tampere Like Definition of Tampere on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A city in Finland.
Tanzania Tweet Definition of Tanzania Like Definition of Tanzania on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Country in Eastern Africa. Official name: United Republic of Tanzania.
Tara Tweet Definition of Tara Like Definition of Tara on Facebook
proper noun
  1. a female given name
Taranto Tweet Definition of Taranto Like Definition of Taranto on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A province of Apulia, Italy.
  2. The capital city of Taranto.
Tarbes Tweet Definition of Tarbes Like Definition of Tarbes on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A city in southern France which is the prefecture of the Hautes-Pyrénées département.It is the second largest city in the Midi-Pyrénées Region, after Toulouse.
Tar Heel Tweet Definition of Tar Heel Like Definition of Tar Heel on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A resident or native of the US state of North Carolina
I'm a Tar Heel born<br/>I'm a Tar Heel bred<br/>And when I die<br/>I'm a Tar Heel dead.
  1. A player on a sports team representing the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Michael Jordan is one of many Tar Heel basketball standouts
  1. A student of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
tarn Tweet Definition of tarn Like Definition of tarn on Facebook
noun
  1. (Northern English dialect) A small mountain lake, especially in Northern England.
    • 1839, w:Edgar Allan Poe, Edgar Allan Poe, w:The Fall of the House of Usher, The Fall of the House of Usher, w:Project Gutenberg, Project Gutenberg (1997), http://www.gutenberg.org/dirs/etext97/usher10h.htm 1,
    • : It was possible, I reflected, that a mere different arrangement of the particulars of the scene, of the details of the picture, would be sufficient to modify, or perhaps to annihilate its capacity for sorrowful impression; and, acting upon this idea, I reined my horse to the precipitous brink of a black and lurid that lay in unruffled lustre by the dwelling, and gazed down"but with a shudder even more thrilling than before"upon the remodelled and inverted images of the gray sedge, and the ghastly tree-stems, and the vacant and eye-like windows.
tarsus Tweet Definition of tarsus Like Definition of tarsus on Facebook
noun (tars, i)
  1. (anatomy) The part of the foot between the tibia and fibula and the metatarsus.
  2. (anatomy) Any of the seven bones in this part of the foot.
Tashkent Tweet Definition of Tashkent Like Definition of Tashkent on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Capital of Uzbekistan.
Tasmania Tweet Definition of Tasmania Like Definition of Tasmania on Facebook
proper noun
  1. One of the six states of Australia, consisting of one large and several smaller islands off the eastern part of Australia's south coast, with its capital at Hobart.
  2. The large island comprising the majority of the state of Tasmania's land area and on which most of its inhabitants live.
Taunton Tweet Definition of Taunton Like Definition of Taunton on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A town in Somerset, England
Taurus Tweet Definition of Taurus Like Definition of Taurus on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (constellation): A constellation of the zodiac supposedly shaped like a bull and containing the star Aldebaran.
Taylor Tweet Definition of Taylor Like Definition of Taylor on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A surname
  2. (given name, male), transferred use of the surname.
  3. (given name, female) popular in the 1990s and 2000s.
Tbilisi Tweet Definition of Tbilisi Like Definition of Tbilisi on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The capital city of Georgia (the country).
tees Tweet Definition of tees Like Definition of tees on Facebook
noun
  1. plural of tee
Tegucigalpa Tweet Definition of Tegucigalpa Like Definition of Tegucigalpa on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The capital of Honduras.
Teheran Tweet Definition of Teheran Like Definition of Teheran on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Alternative spelling of Tehran.
tela Tweet Definition of tela Like Definition of tela on Facebook
noun
  1. (anatomy) a thin, weblike structure or membrane
temple Tweet Definition of temple Like Definition of temple on Facebook
noun
  1. The region of the skull on either side of the forehead.
  2. A building for worship.
"A temple of Zeus."
  1. (often capitalized) The Jewish temple of Jerusalem, first built by Solomon.
  2. (French), Sometimes used to describe a protestant church in French-speaking nations.
  3. Something regarded as holding religious presence.
  4. Something of importance; something attended to.
My body is my temple.
  1. (Ophthalmology) Either of the sidepieces on a set of spectacles, extending backwards from the hinge toward the ears and, usually, turning down around them.
  2. (obsolete) a body
Tenn. Tweet Definition of Tenn. Like Definition of Tenn. on Facebook
abbreviation
  1. Tennessee
Tennessee Tweet Definition of Tennessee Like Definition of Tennessee on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A (USstate) Capital: Nashville.
  2. A river flowing generally westward 652 miles from eastern Tennessee into the Ohio River in Kentucky.
Terengganu Tweet Definition of Terengganu Like Definition of Terengganu on Facebook
proper noun (infl, en, proper noun)
  1. State in western Malaysia which has Kuala Terengganu as its capital.
Teresina Tweet Definition of Teresina Like Definition of Teresina on Facebook
proper noun
  1. State capital of Piauí­ (Brazil).
Terni Tweet Definition of Terni Like Definition of Terni on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A province of Umbria, Italy.
  2. A town, the capital of Terni.
Texas Tweet Definition of Texas Like Definition of Texas on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A state of the United States of America. Capital: Austin.

Supplemental Details:


Texas - One of 50 states that form the United States of America. Texas is the largest of the 48 contiguous states and is located in the South, center of the country along the border with Mexico. Texas was founded in 1835 as the Republic of Texas, a sovereign nation. Following a war of independence with Mexico, Texas was annexed as the 28th US state, on December 29, 1845.

From: AllLotto.com for Texas Lottery Results.


     
Thai Tweet Definition of Thai Like Definition of Thai on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The main language spoken in Thailand.
  2. A person living in or coming from Thailand.
adjective
  1. Referring to Thailand
Thailand Tweet Definition of Thailand Like Definition of Thailand on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Country in Southeast Asia. Official name: Kingdom of Thailand. Its capital is Bangkok. Former name: Siam.

Supplemental Details:


Thailand – A country located in Southeast Asia, between Burma and Cambodia to the West and East, respectively and Laos and Malaysia to the North and South. The country was once known as Siam but is officially known as the Kingdom of Thailand. Thailand's capital is Bangkok a city of with over 9 million residents. The nation is located in a tropical region which make's it a popular tourist attraction. Tourism makes up 6% of the nation's GDP. Agriculture and Industry contribute 10.5% and 45.5% to the nations output.


Provided by: www.globaltravelmate.com and their Thailand Guide


     
Thames Tweet Definition of Thames Like Definition of Thames on Facebook
proper noun
  1. River in South England flowing 336 km (209 mile, mi.) through London to the North Sea.
  2. River in Ontario province, Canada, flowing 258 km (160 mile, mi.) to Lake St. Clair.
  3. Estuary in the U.S. State of Connecticut flowing 24 km (15 mile, mi.) past New London to Long Island Sound.
thana Tweet Definition of thana Like Definition of thana on Facebook
noun
  1. a military outpost
  2. a police station, or a police jurisdiction
Thessaly Tweet Definition of Thessaly Like Definition of Thessaly on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A region in north-central Greece; one of its 13 periferies. It contains the prefectures of Karditsa, Larissa, Magnesia and Trikala.
Thimphu Tweet Definition of Thimphu Like Definition of Thimphu on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The capital of Bhutan.
Thira Tweet Definition of Thira Like Definition of Thira on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Alternative name for Santorini.
Thompson Tweet Definition of Thompson Like Definition of Thompson on Facebook
proper noun
  1. a British surname, variant of Thomson, originally meaning son of Thomas
thorn Tweet Definition of thorn Like Definition of thorn on Facebook
noun
  1. A sharp protective spine of a plant.
  2. A letter of the Latin alphabet (capital: íž, small: í¾), borrowed by Old English from the futhark to represent a dental fricative, then not distinguished from eth, but in modern use (in Icelandic and other languages, but no longer in English) used only for the voiceless dental fricative found in English thigh
    • See also Etymology of ye (definite article).
Thornton Tweet Definition of Thornton Like Definition of Thornton on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Any of several placenames in England and Scotland
  2. An English and Scottish habitational surname from these places
Thousand Oaks Tweet Definition of Thousand Oaks Like Definition of Thousand Oaks on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A city in southern California, United States.
Thrace Tweet Definition of Thrace Like Definition of Thrace on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A region in northeastern Greece, much of southern Bulgaria, and parts of northwestern Turkey. It contains the prefectures of Comotene, Ebros, Rhodope, and Xanthi, Xanthe, it used to contain Adrianople (now Edirne), and Kesan which are now Turkish.
Thracian Tweet Definition of Thracian Like Definition of Thracian on Facebook
proper noun
  1. an inhabitant of Thrace, regardless of ethnicity (plural Thracians).
  2. an ethnic Thracian, regardless of geographical location (plural Thracians).
  3. the Thracian language.
adjective
  1. of or pertaining to W:Thrace, Thrace or the W:Thracians, Thracians or the extinct W:Thracian language, Thracian language.
Thule Tweet Definition of Thule Like Definition of Thule on Facebook
proper noun
  1. the ancestors of the Canada, Canadian Inuit
  2. the northernmost location of the ancient world
Thurgau Tweet Definition of Thurgau Like Definition of Thurgau on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A canton of Switzerland (its German name).
Thuringia Tweet Definition of Thuringia Like Definition of Thuringia on Facebook
proper noun
  1. One of the component states of Germany according to the current administrative division of the nation.
Tiber Tweet Definition of Tiber Like Definition of Tiber on Facebook
proper noun
  1. the river that flows through Rome in Italy
Tiberias Tweet Definition of Tiberias Like Definition of Tiberias on Facebook
proper noun
  1. a town on the Sea of Galilee in Israel
Ticino Tweet Definition of Ticino Like Definition of Ticino on Facebook
proper noun
  1. An Italian-speaking canton of Switzerland.
Tierra del Fuego Tweet Definition of Tierra del Fuego Like Definition of Tierra del Fuego on Facebook
proper noun
  1. One of the provinces in Argentina (southern South America). Home of Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world, close to Antartic.
Tigris Tweet Definition of Tigris Like Definition of Tigris on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A river in Southwest Asia flowing 1,150 miles east-southeast from Turkey through Iraq. It forms the eastern edge of classical Mesopotamia. It unites with the Euphrates River to form the Shatt-al-Arab before flowing into the Persian Gulf.
Timbuktu Tweet Definition of Timbuktu Like Definition of Timbuktu on Facebook
proper noun
  1. a city in central Mali
  2. any proverbially distant or remote place
You can try every shop from here to , but you won't find another one like this.
Times Square Tweet Definition of Times Square Like Definition of Times Square on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (in New York City): a wide intersection extending from 42nd to 47th Streets where Broadway and Seventh Avenue intersect in Manhattan
Timor Tweet Definition of Timor Like Definition of Timor on Facebook
proper noun
  1. An island in Malay Archipelago
Titusville Tweet Definition of Titusville Like Definition of Titusville on Facebook
proper noun
  1. any of several cities in the united States
TMI Tweet Definition of TMI Like Definition of TMI on Facebook
noun
  1. "Too Much Information," a slang expression indicating that someone has divulged too much personal information and made the listener uncomfortable.
She began to talk about her last trip to the underwear store. I told her, 'TMI!'
Tobago Tweet Definition of Tobago Like Definition of Tobago on Facebook
proper noun
  1. An island of the Caribbean, part of Trinidad and Tobago.
Tocantins Tweet Definition of Tocantins Like Definition of Tocantins on Facebook
proper noun
  1. State in northern Brazil which has Palmas as its capital.
Togo Tweet Definition of Togo Like Definition of Togo on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Country in Western Africa. Official name: Togolese Republic.
Togolese Tweet Definition of Togolese Like Definition of Togolese on Facebook
noun
  1. A person from Togo or of Togolese descent.
adjective
  1. Of, from, or pertaining to Togo, the Togolese people or the Togolese language.
Tokyo Tweet Definition of Tokyo Like Definition of Tokyo on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Capital of Japan.
Torbay Tweet Definition of Torbay Like Definition of Torbay on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A coastal town in Devon, England
Toyota Tweet Definition of Toyota Like Definition of Toyota on Facebook
proper noun &reg;
  1. (uncountable) The Toyota Motor Corporation, a Japanese manufacturer of cars.
  2. (countable) A brand of car manufactured by Toyota.
Trenton Tweet Definition of Trenton Like Definition of Trenton on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The state capital of New Jersey, USA.
  2. (context, mostly, US) (given name, male) derived from the place name.
Trinidad Tweet Definition of Trinidad Like Definition of Trinidad on Facebook
proper noun
  1. An island of the Caribbean and part of Trinidad and Tobago.
Trinidad and Tobago Tweet Definition of Trinidad and Tobago Like Definition of Trinidad and Tobago on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A country in the Caribbean. Official name: Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
Tripoli Tweet Definition of Tripoli Like Definition of Tripoli on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Capital of Libya.
Tripura Tweet Definition of Tripura Like Definition of Tripura on Facebook
proper noun
  1. State in north-eastern India which has Agartala as its capital.
Tristan da Cunha Tweet Definition of Tristan da Cunha Like Definition of Tristan da Cunha on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A remote group of islands in the South Atlantic; a dependency of the British overseas territory of Saint Helena
Trivandrum Tweet Definition of Trivandrum Like Definition of Trivandrum on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Former name of Thiruvananthapuram, the state capital of Kerala, India.
Trojan Tweet Definition of Trojan Like Definition of Trojan on Facebook
proper noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of the ancient city of Troy
  2. a student (especially an athlete) of the University of Southern California
  3. a brand of condoms
adjective
  1. relating to the city Troy
Troy Tweet Definition of Troy Like Definition of Troy on Facebook
proper noun
  1. An ancient city in what is now Turkey.
  2. A surname derived from Troyes in France.
  3. (given name, male), originally transferred use of the surname, but today associated with the classical city.
Troyes Tweet Definition of Troyes Like Definition of Troyes on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The capital of the département of Aube, in France
Truro Tweet Definition of Truro Like Definition of Truro on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A city in Cornwall, England
Tucson Tweet Definition of Tucson Like Definition of Tucson on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A city located in the state of Arizona in the southwestern United States.
Tula Tweet Definition of Tula Like Definition of Tula on Facebook
proper noun (wikipedia, Tula, Hidalgo)
  1. A town in Hidalgo, Mexico, near the remains of the Toltec city Tollan.
tulle Tweet Definition of tulle Like Definition of tulle on Facebook
noun
  1. A kind of silk lace or light netting, used for veils, etc.
Tunis Tweet Definition of Tunis Like Definition of Tunis on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The capital of Tunisia.
Tunisia