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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jura  \Ju"ra\,  n.  [F.  &  L.] 
  1.  A  range  of  mountains  between  France  and  Switzerland. 
 
  2.  (Geol.)  The  Jurassic  period.  See  {Jurassic}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jurassic  \Ju*ras"sic\,  a.  (Geol.) 
  Of  the  age  of  the  middle  Mesozoic,  including,  as  divided  in 
  England  and  Europe,  the  Lias,  O["o]lite,  and  Wealden;  -- 
  named  from  certain  rocks  of  the  Jura  mountains.  --  n.  The 
  Jurassic  period  or  formation;  --  called  also  the  {Jura}. 




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