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tigon
or tiglon Zoo-bred offspring of a tiger and a lioness. The opposite cross, of a lion and a tigress, produces a liger. Differences in behavior and habitat make interbreeding of ...
Tigranes II The Great
▪ king of Armenia Tigranes also spelled  Tigran, or Dikran   born c. 140 died c. 55 BC       king of Armenia from 95 to 55 BC, under whom the country became for a ...
Tigray
Historic region of northern Ethiopia. Its dramatic landscape includes plateau regions more than 10,000 ft (3,000 m) high and plains below sea level. Though vegetation is sparse, ...
Tigré
/tee gray"/, n. 1. a Semitic language spoken in northern Ethiopia. 2. a member of a nomadic, Tigrinya-speaking people of northern Ethiopia. 3. a member of an agricultural, ...
Tigré language
      Semitic language of the Tigre people of northwestern Eritrea and smaller areas of neighbouring Sudan. It is closely related to the ancient Geʿez language and modern ...
tigress
/tuy"gris/, n. 1. a female tiger. 2. a woman resembling a tiger, as in fierceness or courage. [1605-15; earlier tigresse < F; see TIGER, -ESS] * * *
Tigrinya
/ti green"yeuh/, n. a Semitic language spoken in northern Ethiopia. * * *
Tigrinya language
also spelled  Tigrigna,  also called  Tigray  or  Tigrai        a Semitic language (Semitic languages) of the Tigray people of northern Ethiopia and southern ...
Tigris
/tuy"gris/, n. a river in SW Asia, flowing SE from SE Turkey through Iraq, joining the Euphrates to form the Shatt-al-Arab. 1150 mi. (1850 km) long. * * *
Tigris River
Arabic Dijlah Turkish Dicle biblical Hiddekel River, Turkey and Iraq. It originates in the Taurus Mountains at Lake Hazar and flows 1,180 mi (1,900 km) southeast through Turkey ...
Tigris-Euphrates river system
▪ river system, Asia Introduction  great river system of Southwest Asia, comprising the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, which have their sources within 50 miles (80 km) of each ...
tigrish
/tuy"grish/, adj. tigerish. * * *
Tihāmat al-Yaman
▪ coastal plain, Yemen       coastal plain in western Yemen, fronting the Red Sea. A 260-mile (420-km) southern extension of the Arabian Tihāmah (coastal plain), it ...
Tihāmat ʿAsīr
▪ coastal plain, Saudi Arabia       coastal plain of the Asir region, southwestern Saudi Arabia. It is the central southern section of the great Tihāmah (coastal ...
Tihua
Chin. /dee"hwah"/, n. Wade-Giles. Dihua. Also, Older Spelling, Tihwa. * * *
Tijānīyah
▪ Ṣūfī order       an especially proselytizing order of Islāmic mystics (Ṣūfīs) widespread in northern and western Africa and the Sudan. Founded by Aḥmad ...
Tijuana
/tee'euh wah"neuh/; Sp. /tee hwah"nah/, n. a city in NW Mexico, on the Mexico-U.S. border. 335,100. Also, Tia Juana. * * * City (pop., 2000: 1,148,681), northwestern Baja ...
Tijuana taxi
CB Slang. any vehicle, esp. a police car, with flashing lights and bright markings. * * *
Tikal
/tee kahl"/, n. an ancient Mayan city occupied c200 B.C. to A.D. 900, an important center of Mayan civilization, situated in Petén in the jungles of northern Guatemala and the ...
tike
/tuyk/, n. tyke. * * *
Tikhomirov, Vasily (Dmitrievich)
born March 30, 1876, Moscow, Russia died June 20, 1956, Moscow Russian ballet dancer and teacher. After training at the Bolshoi school, he joined the Bolshoi Ballet in 1893. He ...
Tikhomirov, Vasily Dmitrievich
▪ Russian dancer born March 30, 1876, Moscow, Russia died June 20, 1956, Moscow  ballet dancer and influential teacher who helped develop the vigorous style and technical ...
Tikhon, Saint
▪ Russian Orthodox patriarch Russian  Svyatoy Tikhon , original name  Vasily Ivanovich Belavin  born Dec. 19 [Dec. 31, New Style], 1865, Toropets, near Pskov, Russia died ...
Tikhonov, Nikolay Aleksandrovich
▪ 1998       Soviet politician (b. May 14, 1905, Kharkov, Ukraine, Russian Empire—d. June 1, 1997, Moscow, Russia), served as premier of the Soviet Union from 1980 to ...
Tikhonov, Nikolay Semyonovich
▪ Soviet writer born Nov. 22 [Dec. 4, New Style], 1896, St. Petersburg, Russia died Feb. 8, 1979, Moscow       Soviet poet and prose writer, notable for his heroic war ...
Tikhoretsk
▪ Russia also spelled  Tichoretsk        city and administrative centre of Tikhoretsk rayon (sector), Krasnodar kray (region), southwestern Russia. It is a railway ...
tiki
/tee"kee/, n. 1. (cap.) (in Polynesian mythology) the first man on earth. 2. (in Polynesian cultures) a carved image, as of a god or ancestor, sometimes worn as a pendant around ...
Tiko
▪ Cameroon  town and port located in southwestern Cameroon. It is situated along the Bimbia River at the Gulf of Guinea (Guinea, Gulf of), 12 miles (19 km) east of Limbe ...
Tikrīt
▪ Iraq also spelled  Takrit , or  Tekrit        town, capital of Ṣalāḥ al-Dīn muḥāfaẓah (governorate), north-central Iraq. It lies on the west bank of ...
Tiktaalik roseae
▪ fossil animal       taxonomic name given to an aquatic, fishlike animal that lived about 380–385 million years ago (during the earliest late Devonian Period) and ...
til
/til, teel/, n. the sesame plant. Also, teel. [1830-40; < Hindi] * * *
tilak
/til"euhk/, n., pl. tilak, tilaks. a distinctive spot of colored powder or paste worn on the forehead by Hindu men and women as a religious symbol. [ < Skt tilaka] * * * ▪ ...
Tilak, Bal Gangadhar
born July 23, 1856, Ratnagiri, India died Aug. 1, 1920, Bombay Indian scholar and nationalist. Born to a middle-class Brahman family, Tilak taught mathematics and in 1884 ...
tilapia
/teuh lah"pee euh, -lay"-/, n. any freshwater cichlid of the genus Tilapia, of African waters: an important food fish. [ < NL (1849); ulterior orig. uncert.] * * * Any of ...
Tilberis, Elizabeth Jane Kelly
▪ 2000 “Liz”        British journalist who rose through the ranks at British Vogue to become (1987) its editor but in 1992 was hired away by Harper's Bazaar, to ...
Tilburg
/til"berrg/; Du. /til"buerddkh/, n. a city in the S Netherlands. 153,117. * * * ▪ The Netherlands       gemeente (municipality), southern Netherlands, on the Wilhelmina ...
tilbury
/til"ber'ee, -beuh ree/, n., pl. tilburies. a light two-wheeled carriage without a top. [1790-1800; named after its inventor, a 19th-century English coach-builder] * * * ▪ ...
Tilda Swinton
➡ Swinton * * *
tilde
/til"deuh/, n. 1. a wavy line dicritic placed over an n, as in Spanish mañana, to indicate a palatal nasal sound or over a vowel, as in Portuquese são, to indicate ...
Tilden
/til"deuhn/, n. 1. Samuel Jones, 1814-86, U.S. statesman. 2. William Tatem, Jr. /tay"teuhm/, 1893-1953, U.S. tennis player. * * * (as used in expressions) Tilden Bill William ...
Tilden, Bill
in full William Tatem Tilden born Feb. 20, 1893, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S. died June 5, 1953, Hollywood, Calif. U.S. tennis player. The dominant player of the 1920s, he won ...
Tilden, Samuel J
▪ American politician born Feb. 9, 1814, New Lebanon, N.Y., U.S. died Aug. 4, 1886, Greystone, N.Y.  lawyer, governor of New York, and Democratic presidential candidate in ...
Tilden, Samuel J(ones)
born Feb. 9, 1814, New Lebanon, N.Y., U.S. died Aug. 4, 1886, Greystone, N.Y. U.S. politician. He was a leader of New York's Democratic Party, and, as state party chairman ...
Tilden, William Tatem,Jr.
Tilden, William Tatem, Jr. Known as “Big Bill.” 1893-1953. American tennis player who dominated the sport in the 1920s, winning the U.S. men's singles championship seven ...
Tilden,Samuel Jones
Til·den (tĭlʹdən), Samuel Jones. 1814-1886. American politician. The Democratic presidential nominee in 1876, he won the popular election but lost the presidency in an ...
Tildy
/til"dee/, n. Zoltán /zawl"tahn/, 1889-1961, Hungarian statesman: premier 1945-46; president 1946-48. * * *
Tildy, Zoltán
▪ president of Hungary born Nov. 18, 1889, Mosonmagyaróvár, Hung., Austria-Hungary died Aug. 3, 1961, Budapest       non-Communist statesman who was president of ...
tile
—tilelike, adj. /tuyl/, n., v., tiled, tiling. n. 1. a thin slab or bent piece of baked clay, sometimes painted or glazed, used for various purposes, as to form one of the ...
tile field
a system of unconnected drain tiles distributing septic tank effluent over an absorption area or providing drainage in wet areas. [1880-85, in sense "ground where tiles are ...
tiled
/tuyld/, adj. 1. covered or furnished with tiles. 2. barred to outsiders, as nonmembers of a lodge. [1400-50; late ME; see TILE, -ED3] * * *
tilefish
/tuyl"fish'/, n., pl. (esp. collectively) tilefish, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) tilefishes. 1. a large, brilliantly colored food fish, Lopholatilus ...
tiler
/tuy"leuhr/, n. 1. a person who lays tiles. 2. Also, tyler. the doorkeeper of a Masonic lodge. [1250-1300; ME; see TILE, -ER1] * * *
tilery
/tuy"leuh ree/, n., pl. tileries. a factory or kiln for making tiles. [1840-50; TILE + -ERY] * * *
tiliaceous
/til'ee ay"sheuhs/, adj. belonging to the Tiliaceae, the linden family of plants. Cf. linden family. [1890-95; < NL Tiliace(ae) (Tili(a) a genus (L: linden tree) + -aceae -ACEAE) ...
tiling
/tuy"ling/, n. 1. the operation of covering with tiles. 2. tiles collectively. 3. a tiled surface. 4. Math. a two-dimensional pattern resembling a tiled surface. [1400-50; late ...
till
till1 /til/, prep. 1. up to the time of; until: to fight till death. 2. before (used in negative constructions): He did not come till today. 3. near or at a specified time: till ...
Till Death Us Do Part
a popular BBC television comedy series (1965–75). The main character, Alf Garnett, is not well educated and has extreme right-wing opinions, especially about black people and ...
Till Eulenspiegel
/til" oy"leuhn shpee'geuhl/ a legendary German peasant of the 14th century whose practical jokes yielded many stories. Also, Tyll Eulenspiegel, Tyl Eulenspiegel. * * *
till money
Banking. money set aside for use by a teller, as distinguished from money kept in the vault. [1890-95] * * *
Till, Emmett
▪ American murder victim in full  Emmett Louis Till  born July 25, 1941, Chicago, Ill., U.S. died Aug. 28, 1955, Money, Miss.       African American teenager whose ...
till-less agriculture
▪ agriculture also called  No-till Agriculture,         cultivation technique in which the soil is disturbed only along the slit or in the hole into which the seeds ...
tillable
/til"euh beuhl/, adj. able to be tilled; arable. [1565-75; TILL2 + -ABLE] * * *
tillage
/til"ij/, n. 1. the operation, practice, or art of tilling land. 2. tilled land. [1480-90; TILL2 + -AGE] * * *       in agriculture, the preparation of soil for planting ...
Tillamook
▪ Oregon, United States       city, seat (1873) of Tillamook county, northwestern Oregon, U.S., on the Trask River, at the head of Tillamook Bay, an inlet of the ...
TillamookBay
Til·la·mook Bay (tĭlʹə-mo͝ok') An inlet of the Pacific Ocean in northwest Oregon. The surrounding area is noted for its cheese. * * *
tillandsia
/ti land"zee euh/, n. any of numerous, chiefly epiphytic bromeliads of the genus Tillandsia, including Spanish moss and many species cultivated as ornamentals. [ < NL (Linnaeus), ...
Tillemont, Sébastien Le Nain de
▪ French historian in full  Louis-Sébastien Le Nain de Tillemont  born Nov. 30, 1637, Paris, France died Jan. 10, 1698, Tillemont       French ecclesiastical ...
tiller
tiller1 /til"euhr/, n. 1. a person who tills; farmer. 2. a person or thing that tills; cultivator. [1200-50; ME tiliere. See TILL2, -ER1] tiller2 —tillerless, adj. /til"euhr/, ...
Tiller, Terence
▪ British writer in full  Terence Rogers Tiller   born Sept. 19, 1916, Truro, Cornwall, Eng. died Dec. 24, 1987, London       English playwright, translator, and poet ...
tillerman
/til"euhr meuhn/, n., pl. tillermen. a person who steers a boat or has charge of a tiller. [1930-35; TILLER2 + -MAN] * * *
Tillerson, Rex W.
▪ 2009 born March 23, 1952, Wichita Falls, Texas       ExxonMobil Chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson opened 2008 in a good position to repeat his past successes. ...
Tillett, Benjamin
▪ British labour leader born Sept. 11, 1860, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Eng. died Jan. 27, 1943, London  English trade union leader who directed successful dock strikes in ...
Tilley
(1864–1952) a famous male impersonator (= a woman pretending to be a man when performing on stage) in British music-hall(1). Her most famous song was Burlington Bertie. * * *
Tilley, Cecil Edgar
▪ British mineralogist born May 14, 1894, Adelaide, Australia died Jan. 24, 1973, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Eng.       British mineralogist known for his ...
Tilley, Sir Samuel Leonard
▪ Canadian politician born May 8, 1818, Gagetown, N.B. died June 25, 1896, Saint John, N.B., Can.  Canadian politician, an early advocate of the confederation of British ...
Tilley, Vesta
▪ British comedienne original name  Matilda Alice Victoria Powles , married name  Lady de Frece  born May 13, 1864, Worcester, Worcestershire, Eng. died Sept. 16, 1952, ...
Tillich
/til"ik/; Ger. /til"ikh/, n. Paul Johannes /pawl yoh han"is/; Ger. /powl yoh hah"neuhs/, 1886-1965, U.S. philosopher and theologian, born in Germany. * * *
Tillich, Paul
▪ American theologian and philosopher Introduction born , Aug. 20, 1886, Starzeddel, Brandenburg, Ger. died Oct. 22, 1965, Chicago       German-born U.S. theologian ...
Tillich, Paul (Johannes)
born , Aug. 20, 1886, Starzeddel, Brandenburg, Ger. died Oct. 22, 1965, Chicago, Ill., U.S. German-born U.S. Protestant theologian. He studied at Berlin, Tübingen, and Halle ...
Tillich,Paul Johannes
Til·lich (tĭlʹĭk, -ĭKH), Paul Johannes. 1886-1965. German-born American theologian and philosopher whose works, including Systematic Theology (1951-1963), bind Christianity ...
Tillion, Germaine Marie Rosine
▪ 2009       French ethnologist and World War II Resistance activist born May 30, 1907, Allègre, France died April 19, 2008, Saint-Mandé, France was one of only ...
tillite
/til"uyt/, n. a rock composed of consolidated till. [1915-20; TILL4 + -ITE1] * * * ▪ rock       sedimentary rock that consists of consolidated masses of unweathered ...
Tillman, Benjamin R(yan)
born Aug. 11, 1847, Edgefield county, S.C., U.S. died July 3, 1918, Washington, D.C. U.S. politician. He worked as a farmer and in the 1880s was a spokesman for poor rural ...
Tillman, Floyd
▪ 2004       American country singer, songwriter, and guitarist (b. Dec. 8, 1914, Ryan, Okla.—d. Aug. 22, 2003, Bacliff, Texas), was one of the pioneers of the ...
Tillotson
/til"euht seuhn/, n. John, 1630-94, English clergyman: archbishop of Canterbury 1691-94. * * *
Tilly
/til"ee/, n. 1. Count Johan Tserclaes von /yoh"hahn tserdd klahs" feuhn/, 1559-1632, German general in the Thirty Years' War. 2. Also, Tillie. a female given name, form of ...
Tilly, Johann Tserclaes, count von
born February 1559, Tilly, Brabant, Spanish Netherlands died April 30, 1632, Ingolstadt, Bavaria Bavarian general in the Thirty Years' War. He gained military experience in the ...
Tilly, Johann Tserclaes, Graf von
▪ Bavarian general born February 1559, Tilly, Brabant, Spanish Netherlands died April 30, 1632, Ingolstadt, Bavaria  outstanding general who was the principal commander of ...
Tilly,Count of
Til·ly (tĭlʹē), Count of Title of Johann Tserclaas. 1559-1632. Flemish field marshal during the Thirty Years' War. * * *
Tilsit
/til"zit, -sit/, n. 1. former name of Sovetsk. 2. a semihard, light yellow cheese made from whole milk, similar in flavor to mild Limburger. * * *


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