tonga
noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu tāṅgā Date: 1874 a light 2-wheeled vehicle for two or four persons drawn by one horse and common in India

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  • Tonga — (del lat. «tunĭca») 1 f. Tongada (capa de cosas). 2 (Cuba) *Montón de cosas apiladas en orden. 3 (Ar., Arg., Col.) *Tarea. * * * tonga. (Del lat. tunĭca). f. tongada. || 2. Ar. y Col …   Enciclopedia Universal

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  • Tonga — [täŋ′gə] kingdom occupying a group of islands (Tonga Islands) in the SW Pacific, east of Fiji; member of the Commonwealth: 289 sq mi (749 sq km); pop. 95,000; cap. Nukualofa …   English World dictionary

  • Tonga — Ton ga, n. (Med.) A drug useful in neuralgia, derived from a Fijian plant supposed to be of the aroid genus {Epipremnum}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tonga — Ton ga, n. [Hind. t[=a]ng[=a], Skr. tama[.n]gaka.] A kind of light two wheeled vehicle, usually for four persons, drawn by ponies or bullocks. [India] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tonga — Tonga, Getränk, s. Datura …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Tonga — Tȍnga ž DEFINICIJA geogr. država i otočje u Z dijelu Tihog oceana (Polinezija), 749,5 km2, 96.300 stan., glavni grad Nuku̕alofa …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Tonga — Tònga dkt …   Bendrinės lietuvių kalbos žodyno antraštynas

  • tonga — [täŋ′gə] n. [Hindi tāṅgā] a two wheeled carriage of India …   English World dictionary

  • Tonga — This article is about the Kingdom of Tonga. For other uses, see Tonga (disambiguation). Kingdom of Tonga Puleʻanga Fakatuʻi ʻo Tonga …   Wikipedia

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