Definitions for tangier
a city of northern Morocco at the west end of the Strait of Gibraltar
"the first tangerines were shipped from Tangier to Europe in 1841"
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
or Tangiers (20), a seaport of Morocco, on a small bay of the Strait of Gibraltar; occupies a picturesque site on two hills, but within its old walls presents a dirty and crowded appearance; has a considerable shipping trade; was a British possession from 1662 to 1683, but was abandoned by them, and subsequently became infested by pirates.