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Duran

[doo-ran; Spanish doo-rahn] /dʊˈræn; Spanish duˈrɑn/
noun
1.
Roberto [ruh-bair-toh;; Spanish raw-ber-taw] /rəˈbɛər toʊ;; Spanish rɔˈbɛr tɔ/ (Show IPA), born 1951, Panamanian boxer.
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  • Miss Duran, the Marquis de Ligne has requested the pleasure of meeting you.

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  • A launch came off for me from Duran, which is on the other side of the river and is the terminal of the railroad.

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British Dictionary definitions for Duran

Durán

/djʊˈræn/
noun
1.
Roberto. born 1951, Panamanian boxer: held world titles at four different weights, most notably lightweight (1972–79)
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