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Isonzo

[ee-zawn-tsaw]
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noun
  1. a river in S Europe, flowing S from the Julian Alps in Slovenia to the Gulf of Trieste in Italy. 75 miles (120 km) long.
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  • On May 28, 1917, however, the Isonzo battle was resumed for the third time.

    The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII)

    Various

  • Food production was also attempted by the Austro-Hungarians on the Isonzo front.

    The Iron Ration

    George Abel Schreiner

  • Goritz is charmingly situated in the smiling valley of the Isonzo.

  • It stands on a hill, and the valley of the Isonzo stretches below it.

  • The bersaglieri had passed the Isonzo and were intrenched at —— (censor).