Definition of Tanagra in English:

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Tanagra

Pronunciation: /ˈtanəɡrə/
An ancient Greek city in Boeotia, site of a battle in 457 bc during the Peloponnesian War. It has given its name to a type of terracotta figurine, often of a young woman, made there and elsewhere mainly in the 4th and 3rd centuries bc.
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