ZENTA, a market town of Hungary, in the county of BacsBodrog, 133 m. S.E. of Budapest by rail. Pop. (1000) 28,582. It is situated on the right bank of the river Theiss, and is historically known for the decisive victory won in its vicinity by Prince Eugene of Savoy over the Turks on the nth of September 1697.
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