Sur

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geographical name \ˈsu̇r\

Definition of Sur

  1. coastal town on the Mediterranean Sea in southern Lebanon at the site of ancient Tyre


sur-

prefix

Definition of sur-

  1. 1 :  over :  super- surprint surtax

  2. 2 :  above :  up surbase

Origin and Etymology of sur-

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin super-


Law Dictionary

sur

preposition \ˈsu̇r, ˈsu̅e̅r\

Legal Definition of sur

  1. :  on the basis of :  with regard to sur petition for rehearing

Origin and Etymology of sur

Anglo-French, on, upon, from Latin super over


Learn More about sur

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of Sur Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about Sur


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