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 (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.
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(Hungarian ˈtisɔ)
(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
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(ˈtɪs ɔ)

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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Bega River springs from Poiana Ruscaa Mountains, under Pades Peak (1359 m), from an altitude of 1150 m, discharging into Tisa River, near Titel locality, found on the current territory of Serbia where it collects its tributaries from Poiana Ruscaa Mountains, Lipova Piedmont, the pied mountainous, and divagation field of Banat that are summing up a length of 176 km and a surface of 2675 [km.sup.2] on the territory of Romania (almost 1.12% from the total surface) [10].
VVTISA River shaped a bit better than the bare result last time 1.55 Wolverhampton I don't mind taking an eachway flyer at a forecast big price on Tisa River, who was stuck wide throughout when eighth after being drawn 12 of 12 on her handicap debut over course and distance eight days ago.
The most important and largest agricultural areas are the Danube Plain in the south and the Tisa River Plain in the west.