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Shkodër

[shkoh-der; Albanian shkaw-duhr]
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noun
  1. a city in NW Albania, on Lake Scutari: a former capital of Albania.
Also Shko·dra [shkoh-druh; Albanian shkaw-drah] /ˈʃkoʊ drə; Albanian ˈʃkɔ drɑ/.
Italian Scutari.
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  • The combination of these two routes will constitute a coastal line from Shkoder to Vlore.

  • The cloister of the Franciscan order in Shkoder was set afire in the spring of 1967, resulting in the death of four monks.

  • In 1949 a professional theater was created in Shkoder, and in 1950 another theater was founded in Korce.

  • It is dredged between Shkoder and the Adriatic and is navigable for small ships.


British Dictionary definitions for shkoder

Shkodër

noun
  1. a market town in NW Albania, on Lake Shkodër : an Illyrian capital in the first millennium bc. Pop: about 90 000 (2003 est)Italian name: Scutari
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