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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • LakeScutari A lake of southeast Europe on the border between southeast Montenegro and northwest Albania. It was once an inlet of the Adriatic but is now separated from the sea by an alluvial isthmus.

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Examples

  • Green and Gatto receive our endorsements for Assembly, while Scutari is the default choice for Senate.

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  • One must live in Scutari to realise the amount of spying and wire-pulling carried on by the Powers under pretence of spreading sweetness and light.

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  • He had been to school in Scutari, and could read and write a little.

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  • Married women wear a black bell-shaped skirt of stiff, heavy wool, striped with dull crimson (native dyed) or purple (bought in Scutari).

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  • He added that it had never been the custom of the Mirdites to meet in Scutari, but always at the centre point of the tribe, the old Church of Shpal (St. Paul).

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  • One day in Scutari a gentleman – a foreigner I think – talked with me.

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  • In the few foreign schools that exist in Scutari, "book larning" and nothing practical is taught.

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  • She dwelt with him in Scutari, and bore him two sons.

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  • A FEW days in Scutari sufficed to reply to a very belated correspondence and gather an idea of what had been happening in Europe, also to have the girths, crupper, and breast-strap of my saddle looked to – for one's life may depend on the strength of a couple of buckles – and I was ready to start again for the wilderness.

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  • Then the Djimiet (Young Turk Committee) in Scutari became anxious and annoyed.

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