Duran

[doo-ran; Spanish doo-rahn]
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noun

Roberto [ruh-bair-toh; Spanish raw-ber-taw] /rəˈbɛər toʊ; Spanish rɔˈbɛr tɔ/, born 1951, Panamanian boxer.

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  • 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

  • "Well, I'll admit it's not the sort of thing I'd like to see encouraged," said Duran.

    A Mixture of Genius

    Arnold Castle

  • Duran tried to appear suavely bored with the other's musings.

    A Mixture of Genius

    Arnold Castle


British Dictionary definitions for duran

Durán

noun

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