Illyria

[ih-leer-ee-uh]
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noun

an ancient country along the E coast of the Adriatic.

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Illyria

noun

an ancient region of uncertain boundaries on the E shore of the Adriatic Sea, including parts of present-day Croatia, Montenegro, and Albania
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Word Origin and History for illyria

Illyria

ancient country on the northeast shore of the Adriatic in modern Croatia; the name is of obscure origin.

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