Vlorë

(redirected from Avlonya)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

Vlo·rë

 (vlôr′ə) also Vlo·ne (vlō′nə)
A city of southwest Albania on Vlorë Bay, an inlet of the Adriatic Sea. Albania's independence was proclaimed here on November 28, 1912.

Vlorë

(Albanian ˈvlorə) or

Vlonë

n
(Placename) 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

Vlo•rë

(ˈvlɔr ə, ˈvloʊr ə)

n.
a seaport in SW Albania. 61,000.
Formerly, Avlona.