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  1. a river in S Europe, flowing generally NW from SW Macedonia through N Albania into the Adriatic. 180 miles (290 km) long.
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Historical Examples of drin

  • Telephones and roads will be built and eventually the railway along the Drin.

    The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 2

    Henry Baerlein

  • The Austrians, meantime, crossed the Drin and came east from Bosnia.

  • The Drin River is the largest and most constant stream (see table 2).

  • In the north, from the Drin River to the vicinity of Elbasan, it constitutes an area about twenty miles wide.

  • Only the Drin and Buene rivers might be considered navigable to any degree and even then only for small ships and short distances.

British Dictionary definitions for drin


  1. a river in S Europe, rising in SW Macedonia and flowing north and west, through Albania, into the Adriatic Sea. Length: about 270 km (170 miles)
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