Durham

noun
Dur·​ham | \ ˈdər-əm How to pronounce Durham (audio) , ˈdə-rəm, ˈdu̇r-əm How to pronounce Durham (audio) \

Definition of Durham

First Known Use of Durham

1810, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Durham

County Durham, England

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“Durham.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Durham. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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Durham geographical name

Dur·​ham | \ ˈdər-əm How to pronounce Durham (audio) , ˈdə-rəm, ˈdu̇r-əm \

Definition of Durham

1 city in northeast central North Carolina northwest of Raleigh population 228,330
2 county of northern England bordering on the North Sea area 974 square miles (2523 square kilometers), population 513,242
3 city and capital of the English county of Durham population 47,785

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