[doo r-uh s; Albanian door-ruh s]
a seaport in W Albania, on the Adriatic: important ancient city.
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Durres and Vlore were really established by the Greeks 2500 years ago.
It has fewer port facilities than Durres, however, and no rail connections with the rest of the country.
There is difficult terrain between Tirana and Elbasan and, although only about 20 miles apart, they are connected via Durres only.
British Dictionary definitions for durres
a port in W Albania, on the Adriatic. Pop: 114 000 (2003 est)Italian name: Duraz Ancient names: Epidamnus (ˌɛpɪˈdæmnəs), Dyrrachium (dəˈreɪkɪəm)
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