Share this entry

Share this page

Mohács

Line breaks: Mo¦hács
Pronunciation: /ˈməʊhɑːtʃ
 
/

Definition of Mohács in English:

A river port and industrial town on the Danube in southern Hungary, close to the borders with Croatia and Serbia; population 19,129 (2009). It was the site of a battle in 1526 in which the Hungarians were defeated by a Turkish force, as a result of which Hungary became part of the Ottoman Empire.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day ingratiate
Pronunciation: ɪnˈɡreɪʃɪeɪt
verb
bring oneself into favour with someone through flattery…