Definition of Tanagras

1. tanagra [n] - See also: tanagra



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tanagras

tamsulosin
tamworth
tamworths
tan
tan line
tan lines
tan shen
tan someone's hide
tana
tanacetol
tanadar
tanadars
tanager
tanagers
tanagra
tanagras (current term)
tanagrine
tanagroid
tanaiste
tanaistes
tanalize
tanalized
tanalizing
tanas
tanate
tanbark
tanbark oak
tanbarks
tanbur
tanburs

Literary usage of Tanagras

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1. Hellenistic Pottery and Terracottas by Homer A. Thompson, Dorothy Burr Thompson (1987)
"Shall we call them "tanagras"? Perhaps in this connection we should define that ... Technically, " tanagras " are sufficiently uniform to suggest that their ..."

2. The Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore: Terracotta Figurines of the Classical by Gloria S. Merker (2000)
"Recent research, however, has made it clear that "tanagras" represent only a part of the history of Hellenistic figurines; in Corinth, an interest in ..."

3. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1886)
"Recorded from Cuba and Jamaica. FAMILY TAN AGRI D/E. GENUS Euphonia DESM. Euphonia DESMAREST, Hist. Nat. des tanagras, etc. p. 19 (1805). ..."

4. The Works of Theodore Roosevelt by Theodore Roosevelt (1913)
"To name the pictures one would like to possess—and the bronzes and tanagras and plasters—would mean to make a catalogue of indefinite length. ..."

5. The New Era in American Poetry by Louis Untermeyer (1919)
"These poems, clean-cut and eloquent, are like nothing so much as rhymed tanagras. They have the same delicacy of design, strength of outline and charm of ..."

6. The New Era in American Poetry by Louis Untermeyer (1919)
"These poems, clean-cut and eloquent, are like nothing so much as rhymed tanagras. They have the same delicacy of design, strength of outline and charm of ..."

7. The Progress of America, from the Discovery by Columbus to the Year 1846 by John Macgregor (1847)
"Emus, or Brazilian ostriches are numerous on the table-land, as well as nearly all the other birds of South America, especially toucans, vultures, tanagras, ..."

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