What does tiber mean?

Definitions for tiberˈtaɪ bər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Tiber, Tevere(noun)

    a river of central Italy; flows through Rome to the Tyrrhenian Sea


  1. Tiber(ProperNoun)

    The river that flows through Rome in Italy.

  2. Origin: From Tiberis.


  1. Tiber

    The Tiber is the third-longest river in Italy, rising in the Apennine Mountains in Emilia-Romagna and flowing 406 kilometres through Umbria and Lazio to the Tyrrhenian Sea. It drains a basin estimated at 17,375 square kilometres. The river has achieved lasting fame as the main watercourse of the city of Rome, founded on its eastern banks. The river rises at Mount Fumaiolo in central Italy and flows in a generally southerly direction past Perugia and Rome to meet the sea at Ostia. Popularly called flavus, in reference to the yellowish colour of its water, the Tiber has heavily advanced at the mouth by about 3 km since Roman times, leaving the ancient port of Ostia Antica 6 km inland. However, it does not form a proportional delta, owing to a strong north-flowing sea current close to the shore, to the steep shelving of the coast, and to slow tectonic subsidence.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Tiber

    a river of Italy celebrated in ancient Roman history, rises in the Apennines, in the province of Arezzo, Tuscany; rapid and turbid in its upper course, but navigable 100 m. upwards from its mouth; flows generally in a S. direction, and after a course of about 260 m. enters the Mediterranean about 15 m. below Rome.

Anagrams for tiber »

  1. biter, rebit, tribe


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tiber in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tiber in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. South African artist William Kentridge:

    It is bit like putting a stethoscope on the banks of the Tiber and listening to the city tell its story.

  2. South African artist William Kentridge:

    The Tiber is a river swollen with glory and pain. On one side the fortune of the popes, on the other the suffering of the Jewish Ghetto. Above ... a pulsating, splendid city; below, under the bridges, the desperation of the homeless.

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