See also: tyre
From Ancient Greek Τύρος (Túros), from Phoenician 𐤑𐤓 (ṣr /Ṣur/, “rock”) ( ), after the rocky formation on which the town was originally built. Compare Latin Tyrus, Akkadian 𒋗𒊒 (Ṣurru). Cognate to Arabic صُور (ṣūr), Hebrew צוֹר (Tzor), Tiberian Hebrew צר (Ṣōr), Turkish Sur.
- (historical) A city state in Phoenicia in Levant, Western Asia, on the Mediterranean An ancient sea port and city state of Phoenicia, in present-day Lebanon.
an ancient sea port and city state of Phoenicia
Tyre (plural Tyres)
- A surname
- A male given name