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[Hungarian ti-so]
  1. 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.
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Also Ti·sa [tee-suh, ‐sah] /ˈti sə, ‐sɑ/.
German Theiss [tahys] /taɪs/.
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Historical Examples of tisza

  • 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.

  • The days passed thus in that villa of Maisons-Lafitte, where Tisza died.

  • 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.

British Dictionary definitions for tisza


  1. 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 BelgradeSlavonic and Romanian name: Tisa
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