/ (ævˈləʊnə) /
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the ancient name for Vlorë
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How to use Avlona in a sentence
Avlona occupies an eminence near the Gulf of Avlona, an inlet of the Adriatic, almost surrounded by mountains.
Avlona played an important part in the wars between the Normans and the Byzantines, during the 11th and 12th centuries.
Regarding Epirus, we declared clearly that we have no designs upon Avlona.
With Saseno under the control of a foreign power, the possessor of Avlona could never make the town into a place of arms.
So we were obliged to put in to Avlona harbour, deeply lamenting.