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Webster Dictionary

  1. Nis

    is not

    Etymology: [From ne is.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nis

    nis (Spens.), is not. [A contr. of ne is.]

  2. Nis

    nis, n. a hobgoblin. [Same as Nix.]

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Anagrams for NIS »

  1. INS, ins, ins., SIN, Sin, sin

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of NIS in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of NIS in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of NIS in a Sentence

  1. Andrei Lankov:

    When the NIS is talking officially, they are relatively reliable. There are good reasons to believe it is true, but we cannot be 100 percent sure yet.

  2. Kim Kwang-jin:

    In regard to the execution, they had reliable evidence, although they were not video or photos, the NIS was confident. But as public sentiment has worsened, it appears they are being less bold.

  3. Kim Kwang-jin:

    Although they were not video or photos, the NIS was confident. But as public sentiment has worsened, it appears they are being less bold.

  4. Wadie Abu Nassar:

    These schools are not asking for a lot of money, we are asking for about 200 million NIS ($50 million) per year [for all 47 schools.].

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    a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel
    • A. endeavor
    • B. equity
    • C. rogue
    • D. tranquillity

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