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Scutari

[skoo-tuh-ree; for 2 also Italian skoo-tah-ree]
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noun
  1. Lake, a lake between NW Albania and Montenegro. About 135 sq. mi. (350 sq. km).
  2. Italian name of Shkodër.
  3. former name of Üsküdar.
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Examples from the Web for scutari

Historical Examples

  • Scutari is the third of the three main divisions of Constantinople.

    From Pole to Pole

    Sven Anders Hedin

  • On the other bank of the Bosporus is Scutari and other suburbs of Constantinople.

    The Innocents Abroad

    Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

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

    Sixty Years a Queen

    Sir Herbert Maxwell

  • I am sorry to hear that, because I should have liked to go back to Scutari with her.

  • A few days afterwards, Miss Nightingale and nurses left for Scutari.


British Dictionary definitions for scutari

Scutari

noun
  1. (ˈskuːtərɪ, skuːˈtɑːrɪ) the former name of Üsküdar
  2. (skuˈtari) the Italian name for Shkodër
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