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Durham 1

Pronunciation: /ˈdərəm/

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An industrial and academic city in north central North Carolina, noted for its tobacco industry and as the home of Duke University; population 223,284 (est. 2008).

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Syllabification: Dur·ham

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There are 2 main definitions of Durham in English:

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Durham 2

Pronunciation: /ˈdʌrəm/
1A city on the River Wear; population 42,100 (est. 2009). It is famous for its 11th-century cathedral, which contains the tomb of the Venerable Bede, and its university.
1.1 (also County Durham) A county of NE England; county town, Durham.

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