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Durrës

[doo r-uh s; Albanian door-ruh s] /ˈdʊər əs; Albanian ˈdur rəs/
noun
1.
a seaport in W Albania, on the Adriatic: important ancient city.
Italian Durazzo.
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  • durres and Vlore were really established by the Greeks 2500 years ago.

    After the Rain Sam Vaknin
  • There is difficult terrain between Tirana and Elbasan and, although only about 20 miles apart, they are connected via durres only.

    Area Handbook for Albania Eugene K. Keefe
  • It has fewer port facilities than durres, however, and no rail connections with the rest of the country.

    Area Handbook for Albania Eugene K. Keefe
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Durrës

/ˈdurrəs/
noun
1.
a port in W Albania, on the Adriatic. Pop: 114 000 (2003 est) Italian name Duraz Ancient names Epidamnus (ˌɛpɪˈdæmnəs), Dyrrachium (dəˈreɪkɪəm)
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