Tagus

geographical name
Ta·​gus | \ ˈtā-gəs How to pronounce Tagus (audio) \
variants: or Spanish Tajo \ ˈtä-​(ˌ)hō How to pronounce Tajo (audio) \ or Portuguese Tejo \ ˈtā-​(ˌ)zhü How to pronounce Tejo (audio) \

Definition of Tagus

river 626 miles (1007 kilometers) long in Spain and Portugal flowing west into the Atlantic

Learn More about Tagus

Statistics for Tagus

Cite this Entry

“Tagus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tagus. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on Tagus

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with Tagus

Comments on Tagus

What made you want to look up Tagus? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

More Confusing Words—Quiz

  • cats on impossible timber
  • The magician ______ moved the selected card to the top of the deck.
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!