[shkoh-der; Albanian shkaw-duhr]


a city in NW Albania, on Lake Scutari: a former capital of Albania.

Also Shko·dra [shkoh-druh; Albanian shkaw-drah] /ˈʃkoʊ drə; Albanian ˈʃkɔ drɑ/.
Italian Scutari. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of shkoder

  • In 1945, there was a joyous celebration in the city of Shkoder when my partisan brothers were reunited with Yusa.

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Historical Examples of shkoder

  • The combination of these two routes will constitute a coastal line from Shkoder to Vlore.

  • The cloister of the Franciscan order in Shkoder was set afire in the spring of 1967, resulting in the death of four monks.

  • In 1949 a professional theater was created in Shkoder, and in 1950 another theater was founded in Korce.

  • It is dredged between Shkoder and the Adriatic and is navigable for small ships.

British Dictionary definitions for shkoder



a market town in NW Albania, on Lake Shkodër : an Illyrian capital in the first millennium bc. Pop: about 90 000 (2003 est)Italian name: Scutari
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