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[skoo-tuh-ree; for 2 also Italian skoo-tah-ree] /ˈsku tə ri; for 2 also Italian ˈsku tɑ ri/
Lake, a lake between NW Albania and Montenegro. About 135 sq. mi. (350 sq. km).
Italian name of Shkodër.
former name of Üsküdar. Unabridged
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  • It was a huge quadrangular building, like the barracks at Scutari, with a courtyard in the centre.

    The British Expedition to the Crimea William Howard Russell
  • Scutari is the third of the three main divisions of Constantinople.

    From Pole to Pole Sven Anders Hedin
  • Several poor fellows died on the voyage, and the rest were carried to the hospital at Scutari.

    The Three Commanders W.H.G. Kingston
  • On the other bank of the Bosporus is Scutari and other suburbs of Constantinople.

    The Innocents Abroad Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • He wished us luck in our quest for Scutari, andPg 93 asked us to tea.

  • The most heartrending spectacle of all was the state of the hospitals at Scutari.

    Sixty Years a Queen Sir Herbert Maxwell
  • The river gradually widened till it grew into a lake, the lovely Lake of Scutari.

    The Grateful Indian W.H.G. Kingston
  • These animals, it appears, had come to welcome them to Scutari.

  • It is strange, however, for there are no records that the Venetians ever came further inland than Scutari.

  • Monsieur,—I hear that you are on the point of leaving Scutari.

British Dictionary definitions for Scutari


(ˈskuːtərɪ; skuːˈtɑːrɪ) the former name of Üsküdar
(skuˈtari) the Italian name for Shkodër
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