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 (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.
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(Albanian ˈvlorə) or


(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
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(ˈvlɔr ə, ˈvloʊr ə)

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