Arbëreshë

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

See arbër, arbën.

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Arbëreshë ?

  1. The Arbëreshë; an Albanian ethnolinguistic group in Southern Italy who are the descendants of Tosk refugees that fled from Albania due to Ottoman invasion of the Balkans; they mostly inhabit villages in the regions of Apulia, Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Molise and Sicily.
  2. The Arvanites; a population group in Greece who traditionally speak Arvanitika, a dialect of Albanian, and who settled in Greece during the late Middle Ages.

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  • English: Arbëreshë