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Scanderbeg

[ skan-der-beg ]
/ ˈskæn dərˌbɛg /
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noun

George Castriota, 1403?–68, Albanian chief and revolutionary leader.

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Turkish Iskander Bey.
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Scanderbeg
/ (ˈskændəˌbɛɡ) /

noun

original name George Castriota; Turkish name Iskender Bey. ?1403–68, Albanian patriot. He was an army commander for the sultan of Turkey until 1443, when he changed sides and drove the Turks from Albania
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