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[tahy-ber] /ˈtaɪ bər/
a river in central Italy, flowing through Rome into the Mediterranean. 244 miles (395 km) long.
Italian Tevere
[te-ve-re] /ˈtɛ vɛ rɛ/ (Show IPA)
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trans-Tiber, adjective Unabridged
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  • Are they all contemptible in comparison of the Campus Martius and the river Tiber?

  • The city was extended too at the same time on the other side toward the Tiber.

  • Hence an explanation of the ancient name of Albula given to the Tiber is easy.

    Old Rome Robert Burn
  • Antium was situated on the sea-coast about thirty miles south of the Tiber.

    Nero Jacob Abbott
  • This farm was beyond the Tiber, and here he lived contentedly with his wife Racilia.

  • If a Christian fall into the Tiber, men look on as on a drowning-dog.

    Aurelian William Ware
  • Old and infirm slaves were constantly exposed to perish on an island in the Tiber.

  • Lost materially in the Tiber mud it was, for him, lost forever.

British Dictionary definitions for Tiber


a river in central Italy, rising in the Tuscan Apennines and flowing south through Rome to the Tyrrhenian Sea. Length: 405 km (252 miles) Ancient name Tiberis (ˈtiːbərɪs) Italian name Tevere
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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