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Illyria

[ ih-leer-ee-uh ]

noun

  1. an ancient country along the E coast of the Adriatic.


Illyria

/ ɪˈlɪərɪə /

noun

  1. 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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In Twelfth Night, twins again, this time male and female, are shipwrecked on the coast of Illyria, each believing the other dead.

Shortly after leaving News Corp., Lachlan established a company called Illyria to acquire media and entertainment companies.

Illyria was poor, and offered few resources to the Romans, notwithstanding the fertility of its soil.

He followed the course of the Jesuit college in Illyria, and amazed his masters by the brilliancy of his talents.

It was the same with Illyria after the submission of the Ardi .

She is shipwrecked on the coast of Illyria: she is alone and without protection in a strange country.

Turkish susceptibilities were not ruffled if he chose to call himself King of Illyria.

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