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

  • An island of western Croatia off the Dalmatian coast south-southwest of Split. It is a popular resort.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Force; power.
  • n.
  • n. Physical force.
  • n. Moral power.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • I'm not sure if D ever mentioned this to you, but the tiny island of Vis is just a ferry away from Split, and from there you can take a boat to see the blue cave on the island of Bisevo.

    We Apologize for the Inconvenience

  • Dr. Doimi's people have lived for many years on this island -- his father was mayor of the capital, which is also called Vis, for half a century -- and now they have become so acclimatized that, as he told me, three of his four nephews prefer to call themselves Yugoslavs.

    The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 2

  • There's a little village called Visé near the Dutch frontier; some old chap got fooling there with a fowling-piece; and they've wiped it out.

    Mr. Britling Sees It Through

  • "At the start of the trial we were portrayed as these vicious barbarians who had no respect for human lives and drove around planting bombs everywhere," testified Gerhardus "Vis" Visagie.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Jake's mission is to learn the Na'Vis 'ways of life and feed the info back to the humans off-planet.

    All articles at Blogcritics

  • LV_Modify (0, "Vis") loop, % seachingfolderx%\*,2 if % ProcAnimFlag% = 0 return if (sfl = 0)

    AutoHotkey Community

  • LV_Modify (LV_GetCount (), "Vis"); goto last position return

    AutoHotkey Community

  • LV_Modify (LV_GetCount (), "Vis"); goto last position

    AutoHotkey Community

  • Reuters Ronald Van Der Vis, chief executive of fashion retailer Esprit Holdings, at a news conference presenting the company's annual results in Hong Kong on Thursday.

    Esprit to Abandon North America After 98% Profit Fall

  • Chief Executive Ronald Van Der Vis said the divestment would result in either "selling, licensing, or closure" of its North American business, but the decision hasn't been made.

    Esprit to Abandon North America After 98% Profit Fall


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