Duras



[doo r-uh, dyoo r-uh] /ˈdʊər ə, ˈdyʊər ə/

noun
1.
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/French dyra/
noun
1.
Marguerite, real name Marguerite Donnadieu. 1914–96, French novelist born in Giadinh, Indochina (now in Vietnam). Her works include The Sea Wall (1950), Practicalities (1990), Écrire (1993), and the script for the film Hiroshima mon amour (1960)

dura du·ra (dur’ə, dyur’ə)
n.
See dura mater.
du’ral adj.

the circle, the plain near Babylon in which Nebuchadnezzar set up a golden image, mentioned in Dan. 3:1. The place still retains its ancient name. On one of its many mounds the pedestal of what must have been a colossal statue has been found. It has been supposed to be that of the golden image.

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