Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Iskar: Iscar


also Is·kŭr  (ĭs′kər)
A river of western Bulgaria rising in the Rhodope Mountains and flowing about 400 km (250 mi) generally north and northeast to the Danube River.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
The construction activities of the Iskar railway station, part of the biggest transport node Sofia, located on the main TEN-T network on the territory of Bulgaria, started.
Plevneliev was speaking at a news conference jointly with Environment Minister Nona Kara-djova near the Iskar Dam.
Trumpet player Jerry Sabatini recently likened his work in the Sonic Explorers quintet, Iskar quartet and Roving Soul trio to tending a garden.
The 54 million loan, to Vez Svoghe, will help in the construction of nine small hydro power plants along the river Iskar. At the same time, the EBRD is providing a 6.75 million loan for Austrian company Weinerberger to upgrade a brick plant in north-eastern Bulgaria.
According to the results, the largest capacity of the currently available buildings is Bankya, Vladaya, Novi Iskar and Bistritsa,
The construction of the Sreden Iskar hydro power station project is in line with Bulgaria's commitments to the European Commission to increase its share of renewable energy generation to 16 per cent by 2020.
Traditionally, the roads to Serbia and Greece, as well as the Trakia and Hemus highways will be the most busy.Alternative routes are planned through the Sub-Balkan Road and the Iskar Gorge, due to repairs.
The other extraordinary measures to be voted tomorrow at the meeting are to improve working conditions as well as the construction of dormitories in the Iskar region for the temporary accommodation of drivers from other cities.