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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dura  \Du"ra\,  n. 
  Short  form  for  {Dura  mater}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dura 
  n  :  the  outermost  (and  toughest)  of  the  3  meninges  [syn:  {dura 
  mater}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Dura 
  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. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Dura,  same  as  Dor 
 




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