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Ti·sza

 (tĭs′ô) also Ti·sa (tē′sə)
A river of central Europe rising in the Carpathian Mountains in the western Ukraine and flowing about 995 km (620 mi) generally southward across eastern Hungary and northern Serbia to the Danube River.

Tisza

(Hungarian ˈtisɔ)
n
(Placename) a river in S central Europe, rising in W Ukraine and flowing west, forming part of the border between Ukraine and Romania, then southwest across Hungary into Serbia to join the Danube north of Belgrade. Slavonic and Romanian name: Tisa

Ti•sza

(ˈtɪs ɔ)

n.
a river in S central Europe, flowing from the Carpathian Mountains through E Hungary and NE Yugoslavia into the Danube N of Belgrade. 800 mi. (1290 km) long.
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The Borbely Palace is located in Tiszaroff, near the River Tisza in Eastern Hungary.
They believe that the red sludge disaster may well dwarf the measurable effects of a massive cyanide contamination of the River Tisza, a tributary of the Danube, in 2000.
The Banat Schwaben settled near the river Tisza in several waves of migration from the beginning of the 18th century when the Habsburg Emperor Charles VI asked peasants from the Rhine region in the north to come to the Banat, an area severely devastated from several wars with the Ottoman Empire.
After a brief research history on the Koros culture by Whittle where the wider project framework and specific aims are described in greater detail, there follows a series of contributions on the environmental setting of the site, the fluvial plains of the river Berettyo, a tributary to the river Tisza.
In the course of the field-work in the summer months of 2005, the whole Hungarian section of the river Tisza was surveyed, both from motorboat and from automobile, for a double perspective.
He launched Hungary's first national railway network; engaged an engineer to regulate the river Tisza, which habitually flooded many a good harvest; founded the Danubia Steam Navigation Company; established the Hungarian Academy of Science; and promoted banking and credit enterprises.
Continuing the agricultural theme, the issue also featured a story on the river Tisza in Hungary, which had been tamed to create fertile farmland, increasing population and agricultural output and bringing prosperity to a once forgotten region.