Main definitions of Durham in English

: Durham1Durham2

Durham1

proper noun

  • 1A city in northern England on the River Wear; population 42,100 (2009). It is famous for its 11th-century cathedral, which contains the tomb of the Venerable Bede, and for its university.

    1. 1.1 A county of north-eastern England; county town, Durham.

Pronunciation

Durham

/ˈdʌrəm/

Main definitions of Durham in English

: Durham1Durham2

Durham2

proper noun

  • 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).

Pronunciation

Durham

/ˈdʌrəm/