Main definitions of Durham in English

: Durham1Durham2

Durham1

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

/ˈdərəm/

Main definitions of Durham in English

: Durham1Durham2

Durham2

proper noun

  • A 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.

Pronunciation:

Durham

/ˈdərəm/