Definitions for taigaˈtaɪ gə, taɪˈgɑ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
tai•gaˈtaɪ gə, taɪˈgɑ(n.)(pl.)-gas.
any of the coniferous evergreen forests of subarctic lands, covering vast areas of N North America and Eurasia.
Origin of taiga:
1885–90; < Russ taĭgá < a Turkic language
A subarctic zone of evergreen coniferous forests situated south of the tundras and north of the steppes in the Northern Hemisphere.