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[Hungarian ti-so] /Hungarian ˈtɪ sɒ/
a river in S central Europe, rising in the Ukraine and flowing from the Carpathian Mountains along the Romanian border into E Hungary, Slovakia, and Serbia, where it joins the Danube N of Belgrade. 800 miles (1290 km) long.
Also, Tisa [tee-suh, ‐sah] /ˈti sə, ‐sɑ/ (Show IPA).
German Theiss
[tahys] /taɪs/ (Show IPA)
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Historical Examples
  • In disgust Tisza appealed to the country, only to be signally defeated.

    The Governments of Europe

    Frederic Austin Ogg
  • Banat, which gives us wheat; Tisza, wine; the mountain, gold and salt.

    Prince Zilah, Complete Jules Claretie
  • The days passed thus in that villa of Maisons-Lafitte, where Tisza died.

    Prince Zilah, Complete Jules Claretie
  • The all-powerful Tisza gives his support to Count Strgkh just because of his weakness.

    Albert Ballin Bernhard Huldermann
  • Tisza now appealed to the country, but was utterly defeated.

  • In that respect there was no difference between him—Tisza—and Karolyi.

    In the World War Count Ottokar Czernin
  • My own standpoint is made clear by the following letter to Tisza.

    In the World War Count Ottokar Czernin
  • Tisza, as well as all Hungarians, is pro-American before he is pro-German.

    Germany, The Next Republic?

    Carl W. Ackerman
  • No caste prejudice prevented him from giving his title to the daughter of Tisza.

    Prince Zilah, Complete Jules Claretie
  • Of Tisza he entertained great hopes, and he felt sorry for Apponyi, because he had allied his great talents with the Opposition.

British Dictionary definitions for Tisza


/Hungarian ˈtisɔ/
a river in S central Europe, rising in W Ukraine and flowing west, forming part of the border between Ukraine and Romania, then southwest across Hungary into Serbia to join the Danube north of Belgrade Slavonic and Romanian name Tisa
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