Dura

Dura

Dura may refer to:

  • Dura (town), a Palestinian town in the southern West Bank located eleven kilometers southwest of Hebron in the Hebron Governorate
  • Dura language, a critically endangered language of Nepal
  • Dura Automotive Systems, an American automotive company headquartered in Rochester Hills, Michigan and specializing in automobile components
  • Dura Convertible Systems, an American automotive company headquartered in Adrian, Michigan and specializing in convertible tops
  • Dura-Europos, an ancient city located in modern-day Syria, founded in 303 BCE and abandoned in 256–7 CE
  • Dura mater, the outermost of the three layers of the meninges surrounding the brain and spinal cord
  • Dora, Baghdad, alternately transliterated "al-Dura", a neighborhood in the Rasheed administrative district in Southern Baghdad, Iraq
  • Cişmigiu Gardens, originally named "Lake of Dura the merchant", a public park near the center of Bucharest, Romania that surrounds an artificial lake
  • Muhammad al-Durrah, a Palestinian boy who was reported as shot and killed in September 2000 in a Palestinian-Israeli firefight

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  • dura — dura …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • dura — dura, tenerla (ponerse) dura expr. ponerse el pene en erección. ❙ «Toma, para que te conserven las tetas duras, las tetas duras es lo que más dura me la pone.» C. J. Cela, Mazurca para dos muertos. ❙ «...la historia me la puso dura y eso que no… …   Diccionario del Argot "El Sohez"

  • dura — f. Duración. * * * dura. (De durar). f. p. us. duración. * * * (as used in expressions) agua dura almeja dura …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • dură — DÚRĂ, dure, s.f. Roată, rotiţă (metalică masivă); spec. rotiţa scripetelui de la iţele războiului de ţesut. – cf. d u r a1. Trimis de ana zecheru, 18.04.2008. Sursa: DEX 98  DÚRĂ s. v. rotiţă. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  dúră …   Dicționar Român

  • dura — mater; = pachymeninx; n. the thickest and outermost of the three meninges surrounding the brain and spinal cord. It consists of two closely adherent layers, the outer of which is identical with the periosteum of the skull. The inner dura extends… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • dura — durà sf. (4) 1. Kv geležinis įrankis mediniu kotu baslys geležiniu galu, peikena: Kirsdamas ledą, nepaleisk dùrą į prūdą Lk. Su durà iškalė eketes Žr. 2. įrankis lenktais ašmenimis kubilo vidui išlyginti: Padaręs kubilą, palygink šonus su… …   Dictionary of the Lithuanian Language

  • Dura — Du ra, n. Short form for {Dura mater}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -dura — (del lat. « tūra») 1 Parte invariable de los sufijos « adura, edura, idura», con que se forman nombres verbales de acción, efecto, utensilio, residuos, etc.: ‘selladura, metedura, partidura; cerradura; raspaduras, barreduras; colgadura,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • dúra — ž bot. žitarica tropskih krajeva Afrike i Azije (Sorghum dura), vrsta prosa, služi za prehranu i dobivanje šećera; sirak2, sijerak ✧ {{001f}}arap …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • Dura — vgl. Dura mater encephali …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

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