Durres

geographical name
Dur·​res | \ ˈdu̇r-əs How to pronounce Durres (audio) \
variants: or Italian Durazzo \ dü-​ˈrät-​(ˌ)sō How to pronounce Durazzo (audio) \ or ancient Epidamnus \ ˌe-​pə-​ˈdam-​nəs How to pronounce Epidamnus (audio) \ or Dyrrachium \ də-​ˈrā-​kē-​əm How to pronounce Dyrrachium (audio) \

Definition of Durres

city and port on the Adriatic Sea in Albania west of Tiranë population 113,249

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