In its passage through Bavaria it receives several important affluents on both banks, notably on the right the Alpine rivers Lech, Isar and Inn, the last of which at the junction near Passau exceeds in volume the waters of the Danube.
.ISAR (identical with Isere, in Celtic "the rapid"), a river of Bavaria.
The Isar is essentially the national stream of the Bavarians.
See C. Gruber, Die Isar nach ihrer Entwickelung and ihren hydrologischen Verhaltnissen (Munich, 1889); and Die Bedeutung der Isar als Verkehrsstrasse (Munich, 1890).
FREISING, a town of Germany, in the kingdom of Bavaria, on the Isar, 16 m.