a seaport in southwestern Albania.
- Italian Va·lo·na [vuh-loh-nuh; Italian vah-law-nah] /vəˈloʊ nə; Italian vɑˈlɔ nɑ/ .
- Formerly Av·lo·na [av-loh-nuh] /ævˈloʊ nə/ .
- Also Vlore, Vlo·na [vloh-nuh]. /ˈvloʊ nə/.
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How to use Vlorë in a sentence
Durres and Vlore were really established by the Greeks 2500 years ago.After the Rain | Sam Vaknin
Vlore is a better natural port and is the terminus of the oil pipeline.
With nothing much to lose, they decelerated independence (the Vlore Proclamation) on November 28, 1912.After the Rain | Sam Vaknin
Other authorities confine the area to the mountains that are east of Vlore and south of the Vijose River.
A low coastal belt extends from the northern boundary southward to about Vlore.
British Dictionary definitions for Vlorë
a port in SW Albania, on the Bay of Vlorë: under Turkish rule from 1462 until Albanian independence was declared here in 1912. Pop: 124 000 (2006 est): Ancient name: Avlona Also called: Valona
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