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Ziska

[German tsis-kah]
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noun
  1. Jo·hann [yoh-hahn] /ˈyoʊ hɑn/. Žižka, Jan.
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Examples from the Web for ziska

Historical Examples

  • Ziska bequeathed his skin to be used as a drum to inspire the valour of the Bohemians.

    Self-Help

    Samuel Smiles

  • The career of Ziska, his ferocity and his zeal, are well known.

  • As a matter of fact, I already have a date with Lieutenant Ziska.

    Industrial Revolution

    Poul William Anderson

  • "Of course you're interested," said Blades to Lieutenant Ziska.

    Industrial Revolution

    Poul William Anderson

  • But Ziska's bravery and skill were disgraced by his savage fierceness.

    Sketches of Church History

    James Craigie Robertson


British Dictionary definitions for ziska

Ziska

ika (Czech ˈʒiʃka)

noun
  1. Jan (jan). ?1370–1424, Bohemian soldier, who successfully led the Hussite rebellion (1420–24) against emperor Sigismund
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