Durance



[doo r-uh ns, dyoo r-] /ˈdʊər əns, ˈdyʊər-/

noun
1.
incarceration or imprisonment (often used in the phrase durance vile).
2.
Archaic. .
/ˈdjʊərəns/
noun (archaic or literary)
1.
imprisonment
2.
duration
/French dyrɑ̃s/
noun
1.
a river in S France, rising in the Alps and flowing generally southwest into the Rhône. Length: 304 km (189 miles)
n.

late 15c., from Old French durance “duration,” from durer “to endure,” from Latin durare (see endure).

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