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Vis.

vis.

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vis (vɪs)
 
n , pl vires
power, force, or strength

Vis.
 
abbreviation for
Viscount or Viscountess

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
vis.
  1. visibility

  2. visible

  3. visual

Vis.
  1. viscount

  2. viscountess

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vis

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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