from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A river, about 257 km (160 mi) long, rising in the Tyrol of western Austria and flowing generally northeast through southeast Germany to the Danube River.


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  • She returned to Munich after a month in Berlin, for by this time she had made up her mind to write, and the city by the Isar was the most beautiful in the world to write and to dream in.

    The White Morning

  • Isar, which is spanned by a handsome bridge; or rather by two bridges, for the Isar is partly turned from its bed above, and made to turn wheels, and drive machinery.

    The Complete Project Gutenberg Writings of Charles Dudley Warner

  • The trees, which are of magnificent size, are left to grow naturally; -- the Isar, which is turned into it, flows in more than one stream with its mountain impetuosity; the lake is gracefully indented and overhung with trees, and presents ever-changing aspects of loveliness as you walk along its banks; there are open, sunny meadows, in which single giant trees or splendid groups of them stand, and walks without end winding under leafy Gothic arches.

    The Complete Project Gutenberg Writings of Charles Dudley Warner

  • Two of the closed reactors—Isar 1 and Unterweser—are operated by E.ON.

    E.ON Warns on Profit

  • "The temporary shutdown of the Isar 1 and Unterweser power plants due to the government's nuclear moratorium will have a negative effect of around €250 million on our 2011 results," a spokesman said.

    German Nuclear Shift Hits E.ON

  • From her sixth-floor showroom down the street from Munich's Isar Gate, she now regularly outfits Munich's power set and celebrities.

    At Oktoberfest, a Controversy Brews Over Racy Designer Dirndls

  • In Munich, Vivico Real Estate GmbH is building Isar Gardens, a project with 91 condos going for between $541.25 and $1,285.48 a square foot.

    The Lure of the City

  • Vivico's Isar project, for example, has green elements, such as solar panels, and that allows the firm to charge higher prices, says Wilhelm Brandt , Vivico's spokesman.

    The Lure of the City

  • Vivico, which took the lead on planning for the Europe District of Frankfurt and is developing Isar in Munich, also is planning some new city-centric residential developments in Berlin, where the firm is in the very early stages of planning residential for the trendy political district near the main train station.

    The Lure of the City

  • The three-month outage of its Isar 1 and Unterweser reactors is expected to reduce 2011 earnings by around €250 million, E.ON reiterated.

    E.ON Profit Holds Steady


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