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[wees; English vis] /wis; English vɪs/
noun, plural vires
[wee-reys; English vahy-reez] /ˈwi reɪs; English ˈvaɪ riz/ (Show IPA).
Latin.
1.
strength; force; power.

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British Dictionary definitions for vis

vis

/vɪs/
noun (pl) vires (ˈvaɪriːz)
1.
power, force, or strength

Vis.

abbreviation
1.
Viscount or Viscountess
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Related Abbreviations for vis

vis.

  1. visibility
  2. visible
  3. visual

Vis.

  1. viscount
  2. viscountess
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Encyclopedia Article for vis

Lissa

Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea, the outermost major island of the Dalmatian archipelago. Its highest point is Mount Hum, at 1,926 feet (587 m). Its climate and vegetation are Mediterranean and subtropical, with palms, Mediterranean pines, citrus, eucalyptus, cacti, and early vegetables. Fishing and canning are economically important. Wine making is also important, and Vis has a long history of fine wines.

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