tyre

Definition of tyre

  1. chiefly British spelling of tire

Other Automotive Terms


Tyre

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geographical name \ˈtī(-ə)r\
variants: or

Tyrus

play \ˈtī-rəs\

Definition of Tyre

  1. port on the Mediterranean Sea and chief city of ancient Phoenicia On the site of Tyre now stands the town of Sur in southern Lebanon.

Tyrian

play \ˈtir-ē-ən\ adjective or noun



TYRE Defined for English Language Learners

Tyre

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geographical name

Definition of Tyre for English Language Learners

  • : city in ancient Phoenicia



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