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1. (Placename) the ancient name for Vlorë
2. (Historical Terms) the ancient name for Vlorë


(ˈvlɔr ə, ˈvloʊr ə)

a seaport in SW Albania. 61,000.
Formerly, Avlona.
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Contract notice: The subject of the contract is the purchase and installation of the necessary equipment for the upgrading and modernization of the closed circuit television system (CCTV) of the Avlona Youth Detention Center.
Hambas added that initial meetings have taken place with the local councils of Katokopia, Pano Zodia, Avlona and Peristerona and that more meetings with other communities would follow.
Skirting a salt lagoon--"Here they take a sort of mullet, from which is prepared the roe called 'bottarga', for which Avlona is famous'--Lear encounters
The Athenians covered as quickly as possible the more than 20 miles to Marathon and encamped in a strategic pass, Avlona, overlooking the plain.
Guiscard had landed at Avlona, in modern Albania, at the end of May 1081.
Authorities will also be keeping an eye on poultry farms in a 10-kilometre radius that includes Meniko, Akaki, Ayious Trimithias, Yerolakkos, Mammari, Katokopia, Avlona, Peristerona and Orounta.