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(Greek jɔˈanina) or


(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


(yɔˈɑ ni nɑ, ˈyɑ ni nɑ)

a city in NW Greece. 44,362.
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It will really quell the anxiety that's going on in the community," said Yannina Cassilas, Council On American-Islamic Relations legislative and government affairs coordinator, and co-sponsor of the bill.
Por otra parte, los dos acontecimientos que permitieron a Mussolini convertir en permanente el, hasta entonces, transitorio dominio italiano en el Dodecaneso fueron la ejecucion de los Seis y, al ano siguiente, el accidente de Yannina con la muerte del General italiano Telini, jefe de la comision responsable de trazar la frontera entre Grecia y Albania.
But for better or worse, that walk is in fact taken--or Yannina is visited--by a writer in hopes of finding something to write about, Then you have not simply imitated or recollected experience, but experience in the light of a projected emotion, like a beam into which what you encounter will seem to have strayed.
The beautiful dead Phrosine was declared a Christian martyr by the Orthodox Church and her death in 1801 at the hands of 'the Mahometan Buonaparte', (23) Ali Pasha of Yannina (1750-1822), became an enduring symbol of Greek resistance to hated Ottoman rule.
A FAMILY row led to Nuneaton woman Yannina Daffern going to her step-sister's home and stabbing her in the thigh with a vegetable knife, a court heard.
The setting in and around Yannina (the author's birthplace in 1952) is harsh and inhospitable, but much more desirable than the harshness and despair that compelled these North Epirus Greeks to find refuge in the land of their ancestry.
2--color) Yannina Manjarres-Weeks, left, and Frank Weeks check plans for a park attraction to make sure they match the designers' drawings.