[dur-buh n] Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for durban

Contemporary Examples of durban

  • The other big new South African DJ-producer is Culoe De Song, born Culolethu Zulu in Durban.

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    South African Music Vies for the World Stage

    Michaelangelo Matos

    July 23, 2010

  • The real 'do' in Durban is surfing or other beach-based activities.

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    Gal With a Suitcase

    Jolie Hunt

    July 10, 2010

  • That said, my big avoid in Durban is the Sun Coast Casino complex (at the end of Snell Parade).

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    Gal With a Suitcase

    Jolie Hunt

    July 10, 2010

Historical Examples of durban

  • It was only two miles long and extended from the city of Durban to its harbor.

    The Railroad Question

    William Larrabee

  • My dear boy, he wasn't; he died of fever at Durban—quite comfortably, in a bed.

    The Hero

    William Somerset Maugham

  • These reinforcements arrived in Durban harbour on the 25th of June 1842.

  • I told him Durban, and in my turn asked why he wanted to know.

    The Ivory Child

    H. Rider Haggard

  • It was to Durban that the fugitive had taken ship at Naples.

    Young Blood

    E. W. Hornung

British Dictionary definitions for durban


  1. a port in E South Africa, in E KwaZulu/Natal province on the Indian Ocean: University of Natal (1909); resort and industrial centre, with oil refineries, shipbuilding yards, etc. Pop: 536 644 (2001)
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