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Ti·ber

 (tī′bər)
A river of central Italy flowing about 406 km (252 mi) south and southwest through Rome to the Tyrrhenian Sea at Ostia.
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Tiber

(ˈtaɪbə)
n
(Placename) a river in central Italy, rising in the Tuscan Apennines and flowing south through Rome to the Tyrrhenian Sea. Length: 405 km (252 miles). Ancient name: Tiberis Italian name: Tevere
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Ti•ber

(ˈtaɪ bər)

n.
a river in central Italy, flowing through Rome into the Mediterranean. 244 mi. (395 km) long. Italian, Tevere.
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Tiber
Tyber

Tiber

[ˈtaɪbəʳ] NTíber m
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Tiber

nTiber m
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Tiber

[ˈtaɪbəʳ] n the Tiberil Tevere
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References in classic literature ?
When it became known to the Britons on the shore of the yellow Tiber that their intelligent compatriot, Mr Sparkler, was made one of the Lords of their Circumlocution Office, they took it as a piece of news with which they had no nearer concern than with any other piece of news--any other Accident or Offence--in the English papers.
But of what class the remiss Britons were composed, and where the unlucky creatures hid themselves, and why they hid themselves, and how it constantly happened that they neglected their interests, when so many other Britons were quite at a loss to account for their not looking after those interests, was not, either upon the shore of the yellow Tiber or the shore of the black Thames, made apparent to men.
In that land are mountains far higher than the Alban mountains; the vast Roman Campagna, a hundred miles long and full forty broad, is really small compared to the United States of America; the Tiber, that celebrated river of ours, which stretches its mighty course almost two hundred miles, and which a lad can scarcely throw a stone across at Rome, is not so long, nor yet so wide, as the American Mississippi--nor yet the Ohio, nor even the Hudson.
which greeted his entrance was heard beyond the Tiber!
He can see the Tiber, and the locality of the bridge which Horatius kept "in the brave days of old" when Lars Porsena attempted to cross it with his invading host.
What, thinkest thou, was it that flung Horatius in full armour down from the bridge into the depths of the Tiber? What burned the hand and arm of Mutius?
"Why, you see, he has a good understanding with the shepherds in the plains, the fishermen of the Tiber, and the smugglers of the coast.
But now, my Faustus, that thou mayst perceive What Rome contains for to delight thine eyes, Know that this city stands upon seven hills That underprop the groundwork of the same: Just through the midst runs flowing Tiber's stream, With winding banks that cut it in two parts; Over the which two stately bridges lean, That make safe passage to each part of Rome: Upon the bridge call'd Ponte Angelo Erected is a castle passing strong, Where thou shalt see such store of ordnance, As that the double cannons, forg'd of brass, Do match the number of the days contain'd Within the compass of one complete year; Beside the gates, and high pyramides, That Julius Caesar brought from Africa.
The rivers Arno, Tiber, and Volturno rise in which mountain range?
The community Tiber Project, selected by Liverpool council to manage the money, says it has not yet spent any of the cash because it has been working to involve young people in plans to bring a new public square featuring a market and cafe to the area.
THE winner of last week's pounds 500 Xword was Dennis Cox, Oxfordshire YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS RICA ROLE SAG ABUT EBAY EXE DIRT TERRIBLE ASSISI GET RINGS EIGG CAREFUL MOLE ALE TEASE TEN SLID SERVANT HYDE USAGE AWN WORSEN MACLAINE SOLE EGO STYE EAST LET HEED SPAT WEE THINKER Across: 1 Posh, 4 Sooty, 7 Depot, 8 Tiber, 9 Adept, 10 Notability, 14 Labour, 16 Secure, 17 Restaurant, 22 Maple, 23 Lapse, 25 Stray, 26 Minus, 27 Slat.