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Žižka

[Czech zhish-kah]
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noun
  1. Jan [yahn] /yɑn/, c1370–1424, Bohemian Hussite military leader.
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German Ziska.
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Historical Examples

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

    The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)

    Anatole France

  • 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