Elbasan

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Elbasan

  1. A city in central Albania.

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish Eli-Basan ‘I laid my hand upon’, an inscription made on the city fortress erected in 1466 by Mehmet II. Replaced the ancient name Scampia.

Proper noun[edit]

Elbasan

  1. Elbasan