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Type River
Scripts Τύρας(Ancient Greek)
Other Forms FormsVariant transcription: Turas. Variant forms: Τύρης (Tyres or Tures), Τύρις (Tyris or Turis)

Meaning & History

Derived from Scythian tūra meaning "quick, rapid, strong". This is the ancient Greek name for the Dniester river, which is known as Dneisteros in modern Greek.
Added 5/30/2020 by Lucille