Durham

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noun Dur·ham \ˈdər-əm, ˈdə-rəm, ˈdu̇r-əm\

Definition of Durham

Origin and Etymology of durham

County Durham, England


First Known Use: 1810


Durham

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geographical name Dur·ham \ˈdər-əm, ˈdə-rəm, ˈdu̇r-əm\

Definition of Durham

  1. 1 city in northeast central North Carolina northwest of Raleigh population 228,330

  2. 2 county of northern England bordering on the North Sea area 974 square miles (2523 square kilometers), population 513,242

  3. 3 city and capital of the English county of Durham population 47,785


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