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Vlorë

[vlawr-uh, vlohr-uh] /ˈvlɔr ə, ˈvloʊr ə/
noun
1.
a seaport in SW Albania.
Also, Vlore, Vlona
[vloh-nuh] /ˈvloʊ nə/ (Show IPA)
.
Italian Valona.
Formerly Avlona.
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  • Durres and vlore were really established by the Greeks 2500 years ago.

    After the Rain Sam Vaknin
  • vlore is a better natural port and is the terminus of the oil pipeline.

    Area Handbook for Albania Eugene K. Keefe
  • A pipeline from the oilfields at Stalin (formerly Kucove) transmits the oil to the port of vlore.

    Area Handbook for Albania Eugene K. Keefe
  • A low coastal belt extends from the northern boundary southward to about vlore.

    Area Handbook for Albania Eugene K. Keefe
  • The combination of these two routes will constitute a coastal line from Shkoder to vlore.

    Area Handbook for Albania Eugene K. Keefe
  • vlore, a port and naval center, increased almost fourfold between 1945 and 1967, but it lacks links with inland areas.

    Area Handbook for Albania Eugene K. Keefe
  • Other authorities confine the area to the mountains that are east of vlore and south of the Vijose River.

    Area Handbook for Albania Eugene K. Keefe
  • With nothing much to lose, they decelerated independence (the vlore Proclamation) on November 28, 1912.

    After the Rain Sam Vaknin
British Dictionary definitions for vlore

Vlorë

/Albanian ˈvlorə/
noun
1.
a port in SW Albania, on the Bay of Vlorë: under Turkish rule from 1462 until Albanian independence was declared here in 1912. Pop: 124 000 (2006 est) Ancient name Avlona Also called Valona
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