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  1. a river in central Europe, flowing NE from W Austria through S Germany to the Danube River. 215 miles (345 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for isar

Historical Examples of isar

  • Rosina jerked her consciousness up out of the bed of the Isar.

    A Woman's Will

    Anne Warner

  • Munich, on the Isar, is every day drifting into the beautiful, not to say aesthetical.

  • Moreau lay upon the Isar; the Austrians held the line of the Inn.

  • Moreau's line was near Munich, skirting the forests on the Isar.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

    William Milligan Sloane

  • For the Isar is trained to flow through it in two rapid streams, under bridges and over rapids, and by willow-hung banks.


    Charles Dudley Warner

British Dictionary definitions for isar


  1. a river in central Europe, rising in W Austria and flowing generally northeast through S Germany into the Danube. Length: over 260 km (160 miles)
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