Illyria

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Illyria

an ancient region of uncertain boundaries on the E shore of the Adriatic Sea, including parts of present-day Croatia, Montenegro, and Albania
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Since the variety itself has been positively identified as the Primitivo of Puglia, and ultimately the Crljenak Kastelanski of Dalmatia, we are likely to imagine a similar origin for the name, perhaps a corruption of some obscure synonym once known around the Adriatic Sea, maybe even leftover from ancient Illyria.

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