plural of jus.
Other definitions for Jura (2 of 2)
a department in E France. 1,952 sq. mi. (5,055 sq. km). Capital: Lons-le-Saunier.
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How to use jura in a sentence
Growers such as Pierre Overnoy and Jean-François Ganevat, in the jura, are global benchmarks.
jura was stolen, and kept in prison somewhere for more than a week, as I remember.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25) | Robert Louis Stevenson
My father was the natural god of all the dogs in our house, and poor jura took to him of course.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25) | Robert Louis Stevenson
This town is built at the foot of jura, which rises abruptly from a plain of vast extent.The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2) | Florence A. Thomas Marshall
The town is beautifully situated 2000 ft. above sea-level at the base of the most easterly and highest chain of the jura.
Mammals in the jura, mammals in Purbeck chalk, which some reckon as the lowest chalk formation; good-by, kingdom of reptiles!The Bible | John E. Remsburg
British Dictionary definitions for jura (1 of 2)
the plural of jus 1
British Dictionary definitions for Jura (2 of 2)
a department of E France, in Franche-Comté region. Capital: Lons-le-Saunier. Pop: 253 309 (2003 est)). Area: 5055 sq km (1971 sq miles)
a canton of Switzerland, bordering the French frontier: formed in 1979 from part of Bern. Capital: Delémont. Pop: 69 200 (2002 est). Area: 838 sq km (323 sq miles)
an island off the W coast of Scotland, in the Inner Hebrides, separated from the mainland by the Sound of Jura . Pop: 200 (2004 est). Area: 381 sq km (147 sq miles)
a mountain range in W central Europe, between the Rivers Rhine and Rhône: mostly in E France, extending into W Switzerland
a range of mountains in the NE quadrant of the moon lying on the N border of the Mare Imbrium
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