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What does "tigre geant" mean in English?

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"Tigre géant" is a French phrase that translates to "giant tiger" in English. Word by word, "tigre" translates to "tiger" and "géant" translates to "giant."

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Giant Tiger, also known as Tigre Géant, is a Canadian chain of discount stores. Many Canadians primarily speak French so the store has an English and a French name. The store's website is also available in both languages. Giant Tiger provides goods including clothing, groceries and furniture.

The first Giant Tiger opened in 1961 in Ottowa's ByWard Market. As of 2015, the company has more than 200 stores across Canada and employs more than 7,000 people. The store's mascot is a giant tiger named Friendly.

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