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(in music) written in a major key; major.
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Pedigree is neither a Maigret novel nor a roman dur; it does not seem much like a Simenon novel either.Belgium's Master of Noir|Nathaniel Rich|December 4, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Son style est chti et correct, quoique un peu dur et sec; son ton est grave et soutenu.Baron d'Holbach|Max Pearson Cushing
Ambassador, am-bas′a-dur, n. a diplomatic minister of the highest order sent by one sovereign power to another:—fem.
Mr. Hicks said: "I was with him every day dur- ing the latter part of his last sickness."The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 5 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
Feyther durn't tell mother for his life as he helped me; her durn't tell him as her helped me.Aunt Rachel|David Christie Murray
There's a window theer, an' a dur-hole, an' some moor odd bits abeawt it, of an owdish mak.Lancashire Sketches|Edwin Waugh
British Dictionary definitions for dur
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