Durham

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

Definition of Durham

Origin and Etymology of durham

County Durham, England


Durham

geographical name Dur·ham \ ˈdər-əm , 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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