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Baloz or bajloz is a sea monster in Albanian mythology.
Maximilian Lambertz suggested that the word derived from Italian bailo, the title of the Venetian ambassador to the Ottomans.
Baloz (as a character) has been found in many Albanian myths and legends about fighting against the Albanian nobles such as: Muji, Halili, Gjergj Elez Alia and Constantin. The monster is found in the Albanian Songs of the Frontier Warriors.
Baloz Sedelija was a Slavic warrior in Albanian folklore. Another character was Baloz(i) i Zi.
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