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ˈdɜr əm, ˈdʌr-durham

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Durhamnoun

    a city of north central North Carolina; site of Duke University

  2. Durham, shorthornnoun

    English breed of short-horned cattle

Wiktionary

  1. Durhamnoun

    One of a breed of short-horned cattle, originating in the county of Durham, England, and noted for their beef-producing quality.

    Etymology: From Dunholm (compare Middle French Duresm, Latin Dunelmum).

  2. Durhamnoun

    The name signed by alternate bishops of Durham (see Duresm).

    Etymology: From Dunholm (compare Middle French Duresm, Latin Dunelmum).

  3. Durhamnoun

    A city in county Durham in the Northeast of England.

    Etymology: From Dunholm (compare Middle French Duresm, Latin Dunelmum).

  4. Durhamnoun

    A county in the Northeast of England.

    Etymology: From Dunholm (compare Middle French Duresm, Latin Dunelmum).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Durhamnoun

    one or a breed of short-horned cattle, originating in the county of Durham, England. The Durham cattle are noted for their beef-producing quality

Freebase

  1. Durham

    Durham is a city in north east England. It is within the County Durham local government district, and is the county town of the larger ceremonial county. The city sits on the River Wear, to the south of Newcastle upon Tyne, Chester-le-Street and Sunderland and to the north of Darlington. Durham is well known for its Norman cathedral and 11th-century castle, both designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986. The castle has been the home of Durham University since 1832. HM Prison Durham is also located close to the city centre.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Durham

    dur′am, n. one of a particular breed of shorthorned cattle—from the English county.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Durham

    an ancient city on the Wear, with a noble cathedral and a castle, once the residence of the bishop, now a university seat, in the heart of a county of the same name (1,106), rich in coal-fields, and with numerous busy manufacturing towns.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Durham

    A corruption of Dunholm, from its situation on a hill surrounded by the river.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'durham' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3804

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of durham in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of durham in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of durham in a Sentence

  1. Spokeswoman Kerri Kupec:

    Mr. Durham is gathering information from numerous sources, including a number of foreign countries, at Attorney General Barr's request, the president has contacted other countries to ask them to introduce the Attorney General and Mr. Durham to appropriate officials.

  2. William Barr:

    ( Horowitz) is not definitively ruling that there was no bias. I think that's why we have John Durham.

  3. Maya Angelou:

    We really are 15 countries, and it's really remarkable that each of us thinks we represent the real America. The Midwesterner in Kansas, the black American in Durham -- both are certain they are the real American.

  4. James Boasberg:

    My view of the evidence is that Former FBI lawyer Kevin Clinesmith likely believed that what John Durham said about Dr. Page was true, john Durham was saving John Durham some work taking an inappropriate shortcut.

  5. John Durham:

    Our investigation has included developing information from other persons and entities, both in the John Durham and outside of the John Durham.

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