Definition of Albania in English:

Albania

Syllabification: Al·ba·ni·a
Pronunciation: /alˈbānēə
 
, ôlˈbānēə
 
/
A republic in southeastern Europe that borders on the Adriatic Sea; population 3,639,500 (est. 2009); capital, Tirana; official language, Albanian.

Previously part of the Byzantine and later the Ottoman empires, Albania gained independence in 1912. It became a Stalinist regime under Enver Hoxha after World War II and remained extremely isolationist in policy and outlook until the Communists lost power in 1992

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Pronunciation: ˌɪntəˈniːsʌɪn
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