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[yahn] /yɑn/ (Show IPA), c1370–1424, Bohemian Hussite military leader.
Historical Examples

zizka had established in his camp that purity of morals which the Maid was endeavouring to introduce among the Armagnacs.
The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2) Anatole France

The Zizkov was held by zizka and his Taborites, who had thrown up slight fortifications.
The Story of Prague Count Francis Ltzow

Zizkov, which stands on the spot where zizka won his famous victory, was entirely built in the nineteenth century.
The Story of Prague Count Francis Ltzow


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