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Nišniʃ(n.)

  1. a city in SE Serbia, in SE Yugoslavia. 230,711.

    Category: Geography (places)

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  1. Nis

    is not

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  1. Niš

    Niš is the largest city of southern Serbia and the third-largest city in Serbia. According to the 2011 census, the city has an urban population of 187,544 inhabitants, while its administrative area has a population of 260,237. The city covers an area of 597 km², including the urban core, town of Niška Banja and 68 suburbs. Niš is the administrative center of the Nišava District. It is one of the oldest cities in the Balkans and Europe, and has from ancient times been considered a gateway between the East and the West. It was named Navissos by the Scordisci in 279 BC, after an invasion of the Balkans. The city was among several taken in the Roman conquest in 75 BC; the Romans built the Via Militaris in the 1st century, with Naissus being one of its key towns; it is also the birthplace of Constantine the Great, the first Christian Emperor and the founder of Constantinople, and Constantius III and Justin I. It is home to one of Serbia's oldest churches, dating to the 4th century, located in the suburb of Mediana. Niš is one of the most important industrial centers in Serbia, a center of electronics industry, industry of mechanical engineering, textile and tobacco industry. Constantine the Great Airport is its international airport. In 2013 the city will host the celebration of 1700 years of Constantine's Edict of Milan.


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niche(noun)

a hollow in a wall for a statue, ornament etc.

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