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Niš

or

Nish

(both: nēsh), city (1991 pop. 175,391), SE Serbia, on the Nišava River. An important railway and industrial center, it has industries that textiles, cigarettes, electronics, and spirits. The Roman Naissus, it was the site of a victory (A.D. 269) of Claudius II over the Ostrogoths and was the birthplace of Constantine I (Constantine the Great). In 441 it was destroyed by the Huns but was rebuilt (6th cent.) by Emperor Justinian I. In the Middle Ages the city passed back and forth between the Bulgarian and Serbian empires. The Turks captured it c.1386, were defeated there in 1443 by John Hunyadi, and recaptured it again in 1456. It became (until 1878) their most important military stronghold in the Balkans. It passed to Serbia in 1878. The city retains a medieval fortress that dominates the S Morava valley. The Tower of Skulls (Serbian Cele Kula) was built to commemorate the Serbs massacred by the Turks in the uprising of 1809.

Niš

 

a city in Yugoslavia, in the Socialist Republic of Serbia, on the Nišava River near its confluence with the Juina Morava River. Population, 127,700 (1971). The city is an important transportation junction. It has machine-building, textile, and food and condiment industries. The popular balneological health resort of Niška Banja is 10 km southeast of Niš.

Nis

, Nish
an industrial town in E Serbia and Montenegro, in SE Serbia: situated on routes between central Europe and the Aegean. Pop.: 203 670 (2002)

NIS

NIS

(Network Information Services) A directory service developed by Sun for TCP/IP network resources. Formerly known as Yellow Pages, NIS became a de facto Unix standard used by many Unix vendors. In 1992, NIS+ was a completely redesigned version. In addition to NIS, LDAP and DNS have been used for name resolution and directory services. See LDAP and DNS.
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PCBS stressed the llow average of real wages in the private sector; the average daily real wage (base year= 2010) in the private sector in Palestine was 70 NIS; 75 NIS in the West Bank (workers in Israel and Settlements are excluded) and 51 NIS in Gaza Strip.
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