Ioannina

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Ioánnina

(Greek jɔˈanina) or

Yanina

n
(Placename) a city in NW Greece: belonged to the Serbs (1349–1430) and then the Turks (until 1913); seat of Ali Pasha, the "Lion of Janina", from 1788 to 1822. Pop: 78 000 (2005 est). Serbian name: Janina

Io•an•ni•na

(yɔˈɑ ni nɑ, ˈyɑ ni nɑ)

n.
a city in NW Greece. 44,362.
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35) "He still defended himself in a fortress of the Lake of Joannina, where he had collected 400 barrels of gunpowder, with the resolution, if overpowered, of destroying himself and all his followers" (Galignani's Messenger, 3 July 1821).