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Noun: tyre  tI(-u)r
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: tire)
  1. Hoop that covers a wheel
    "automobile tyres are usually made of rubber and filled with compressed air";
    - tire [N. Amer]
Noun: Tyre  tI(-u)r
  1. A port in southern Lebanon on the Mediterranean Sea; formerly a major Phoenician seaport famous for silks
    - Sur

Sounds like: tine, Tyne

Derived forms: tyres

Type of: city, hoop, metropolis, port, ring, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: Lebanese Republic, Lebanon

Encyclopedia: Tyre, Middle East