The Nuttall Encyclopedia
seaport of Morocco, on a small bay of the Strait of Gibraltar; occupies a picturesque site on two hills, but within its old walls presents a dirty and crowded appearance; has a considerable shipping trade; was a British possession from 1662 to 1683, but was abandoned by them, and subsequently became infested by pirates.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Tangier'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/t/tangier.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.