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also Ti·ra·na  (tə-rä′nə, tē-)
The capital and largest city of Albania, in the west-central part of the country. Founded in the early 1600s by the Turks, it became the capital of Albania in 1920.
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(Placename) the capital of Albania, in the central part 32 km (20 miles) from the Adriatic: founded in the early 17th century by Turks; became capital in 1920; the country's largest city and industrial centre. Pop: 390 000 (2005 est)
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