Valona


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Valona:

see VlorëVlorë
or Valona
, city (1989 pop. 71,662), capital of Vlorë dist., SW Albania, on Vlorë Bay of the Adriatic Sea. Vlorë is a major seaport and a commercial center. Its industries produce olive oil, cement, and alcohol.
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, Albania.
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El yo implica un tu, que puede ser el nombre de una mujer amada, como en esta valona mexicana: "Ya viene Goya Barajas, ramilletito de azahar/que cuando sale a pasear, hasta los campos transcienden" (6).
Finally, according to the Pact of London, Italy, which had hesitated to join the Allies, was offered an attractive bait: the right to annex Trentino, Trieste Dalmatia, numerous Adriatic islands, Valona, many islands near Asia Minor, a large slice of Asiatic Turkey and an indefinite claim to territorial acquisitions in Africa.
A los caballeros, como el Durandarte de la cueva de Montesinos, se les sacaba el corazon, tal y como es el caso del hermano del rey, don Juan de Austria, cuyo corazon se enterro en la catedral valona de Namur, ciudad en la que murio.
The second largest harbor in Albania is Valona that transports 20-30 percent of goods and services.
(2) "Constituida en 1976 y progresivamente ampliada hasta estar formada por cinco regiones de tres paises que colaboran en no menos de tres lenguas (neerlandes, aleman y frances), con una superficie de 10.745 km2, aproximadamente 3,7 millones de habitantes y cinco culturas (alemana, neerlandesa, flamenca y valona), la Eurorregion Mosa-Rin puede considerarse una "Europa en miniatura"." (Lambert, 1999).
Albania first requested aid on 25 August, to which Rome responded by sending a CL415 that operated in the Valona and Miras regions.
In 1638, the Venetians attacked a combined Algerian Tunisian fleet in the battle of Valona and sank sixteen galleys, inflicting a severe blow to the credibility of the pirates' legendary commander, the Italian renegade Ali Bitshnin.