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Žižka

[ Czech zhish-kah ]
/ Czech ˈʒɪʃ kɑ /
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noun
Jan [yahn], /yɑn/, c1370–1424, Bohemian Hussite military leader.
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How to use Žižka in a sentence

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

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  • Zizkov, which stands on the spot where Zizka won his famous victory, was entirely built in the nineteenth century.

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  • This was the town of Jan Zizka, the redoubtable military hero of the times.

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  • Zizka had established in his camp that purity of morals which the Maid was endeavouring to introduce among the Armagnacs.

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