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dura

[ doo r-uh, dyoo r-uh ]
/ ˈdʊər ə, ˈdyʊər ə /
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noun

dura mater.

Nearby words

duquesne, abraham, duquesne, fort, dur, dur., dur. dol., dura, dura mater, durability, durable, durable goods, durable press

Origin of dura

First recorded in 1880–85
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British Dictionary definitions for duras

Duras

/ (French dyra) /

noun

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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Medicine definitions for duras

dura

[ dur′ə ]

n.

dura mater
Related formsdural adj.
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