Žižka

[ Czech zhish-kah ]
/ Czech ˈʒɪʃ kɑ /

noun

Jan [yahn] /yɑn/, c1370–1424, Bohemian Hussite military leader.
German Ziska.
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Examples from the Web for zizka

  • The Zizkov was held by Zizka and his Taborites, who had thrown up slight fortifications.

    The Story of Prague|Count Francis Ltzow
  • Zizkov, which stands on the spot where Zizka won his famous victory, was entirely built in the nineteenth century.

    The Story of Prague|Count Francis Ltzow
  • Zizka had established in his camp that purity of morals which the Maid was endeavouring to introduce among the Armagnacs.