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Senta (sĕnˈtä) [key], Hung. Zenta, city (1991 pop. 28,779), in the Vojvodina region of Serbia, on the Tisza River. A river port and an agricultural center, it has a variety of light industries. At Senta in 1697, Prince Eugene of Savoy won a decisive victory over the Turks, who as a result of the defeat had to accept (1699) the Treaty of Passarowitz.

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