[vlawr-uh, vlohr-uh]


a seaport in SW Albania.

Also Vlo·re, Vlo·na [vloh-nuh] /ˈvloʊ nə/.
Italian Valona.Formerly Avlona.
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Historical Examples of vlore

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A pipeline from the oilfields at Stalin (formerly Kucove) transmits the oil to the port of Vlore.

British Dictionary definitions for vlore


Vlon (Albanian ˈvlonə)


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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