Definition of "durham" []

  • A former administrative county of NE England; became a unitary authority in 2009; on the North Sea: rises to the N Pennines in the west: the geographical and ceremonial county includes the unitary authorities of Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees (both part of Cleveland until 1996) and Darlington (created in 1997). Administrative centre: Durham. Pop (of Durham unitary authority): 494 200 (2003 est). Area (of Durham unitary authority): 2434 sq km (940 sq miles) (noun)
  • A city in NE England, administrative centre of Co Durham, on the River Wear: Norman cathedral; 11th-century castle (founded by William the Conqueror), now occupied by the University of Durham (1832). Pop: 42 939 (2001) (noun)
  • A rare variety of shorthorn cattle (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "durham" in a sentence
  • "By The Retroist on Apr, 8 2010 via durham friedman [@] Flickr"
  • "WASHINGTON (CNN) — The Justice Department has asked federal prosecutor John Durham to examine [...] john durham – 海运女"
  • "We got back home in the durham region and on the 24th of mar the same problems again, the oil pan leaking all over my newly paved driveway and the door handle not working."
  • "We again brought it in to the durham kia dealership where we purchased it not happy of coarse and they have had it ever since (Apr 12 2010)."
  • "An interesting phenomenon in durham/raleigh/chapel hill, nc is that most places automatically split the check per person for any size group."