Pronounced Pron. [ôsijeːk]
Other Forms FormsHungarian: Eszék, German: Esseg or Essegg, Turkish: Ösek, Latin: Essec
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Contributor Contrib.Sofia on 12/2/2018
Osijek is the fourth largest city in CroatiaIts name Osijek comes from the Croatian word oseka which means "ebb tide". The name was given to the city due to its position on elevated ground which prevented the city being flooded by the local swamp waters.