Durrës

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Dur·rës

 (do͝or′əs)
A city of western Albania on the Adriatic Sea. Founded as a Greek colony c. 625 bc, it is the country's chief seaport.
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Durrës

(ˈdurrəs)
n
(Placename) a port in W Albania, on the Adriatic. Pop: 114 000 (2003 est). Italian name: Duraz Ancient names: Epidamnus or Dyrrachium
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Dur•rës

(ˈdʊər əs)

n.
a seaport in W Albania, on the Adriatic: important ancient city. 217,000. Italian, Durazzo.
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Albania, Republic of Albania - a republic in southeastern Europe on the Adriatic coast of the Balkan Peninsula
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Thucydides then discusses the unrest in Epidamnus caused by the
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