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[doo-ran; Spanish doo-rahn]
  1. Roberto [ruh-bair-toh; Spanish raw-ber-taw] /rəˈbɛər toʊ; Spanish rɔˈbɛr tɔ/, born 1951, Panamanian boxer.
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Contemporary Examples of duran

Historical Examples of duran

  • Miss Duran, the Marquis de Ligne has requested the pleasure of meeting you.

    The Strollers

    Frederic S. Isham

  • The Tepanecs, according to Duran, had a very similar ceremony.

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

    The Red One

    Jack London

  • The new power unit had been another of Molly's ideas, Duran recalled.

    A Mixture of Genius

    Arnold Castle

  • Duran grunted and lifted the phone from the clamp beside his seat.

    A Mixture of Genius

    Arnold Castle

British Dictionary definitions for duran


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