Tiber


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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.

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

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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Noun1.Tiber - a river of central ItalyTiber - a river of central Italy; flows through Rome to the Tyrrhenian Sea
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Tiber
Tyber

Tiber

[ˈtaɪbəʳ] NTíber m

Tiber

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Tiber

[ˈtaɪbəʳ] n the Tiberil Tevere
References in classic literature ?
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.
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.
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.
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.
It started from Numaish Chowrangi and concluded at Tiber Centre here.
Contract notice: Custody for the period of 24 months of cleaning and sanitizing of the premises used for offices of the superintendency of public works for inter-lazio, abruzzo and sardinia, anas spa and the tiber river basin authority - all at the state-owned building via monzambano 10 and via osoppo in rome - italy.
Synopsis: During the summer of 1969, Elliot Tiber helped start the gay liberation movement and saved the Woodstock Festival from cancellation.
EVERTON midfielder Steven Pienaar was announced as an official patron of the Nelson Mandela Memorial Campaign Group on Tuesday afternoon when he met with campaign directors and young people from Tiber at the Greenhouse Project in Toxteth.
There is nothing secret about you, she says, you are an open book and your secrets will not shake the mighty Tiber.
BP has begun appraisal drilling in its highly touted Tiber oil prospect in the Gulf of Mexico, the company said, more than three years after its massive Macondo blowout and crude spill set back drilling in the basin.
Summary: Extreme diving from a bridge in Rome's Tiber river on New Year's Day.