[doo r-uh, dyoo r-uh]
Origin of dura
First recorded in 1880–85
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Examples from the Web for duras
And among them was Dr. Duras, who had loved Nisida as if she had been his own child.
Dr. Duras, the physician who attended my noble Andrea in his illness!
The flagship was an old Indiaman named the Duras, purchased by the French government and fitted up for the occasion.The American Revolution
On the death of his father-in-law (16th of April 1677), Duras succeeded to his titles under a special remainder.
It was a perfect garden, and Duras received orders to reduce it to a wilderness.
- Marguerite, real name Marguerite Donnadieu . 1914–96, French novelist born in Giadinh, Indochina (now in Vietnam). Her works include The Sea Wall (1950), Practicalities (1990), Écrire (1993), and the script for the film Hiroshima mon amour (1960)
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