Definitions for tagusˈteɪ gəs
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a river in SW Europe, flowing W through central Spain and Portugal to the Atlantic at Lisbon. 566 mi. (910 km) long.
Category: Geography (places)
Ref: Spanish, Tajo.; Portuguese, Tejo.
Tagus, Tagus River(noun)
a European river; flows into the North Atlantic
A river in Spain and Portugal, the longest river in Iberia.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the largest river of the Spanish peninsula, issues from the watershed between the provinces of Guadalajara and Teruel; follows a more or less westerly course across the centre of the peninsula, and, after dividing into two portions below Salvaterra, its united waters enter the Atlantic by a noble estuary 20 m. long; total length 566 m., of which 190 are in Portugal; navigable as far as Abrantes.