Dura

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Dura may refer to the following :

Places and jurisdictions
  • Dura, Africa, an Ancient city and former bishopric, now a Catholic titular see
  • Dura-Europos, an ancient city located in modern-day Syria, founded in 303 BCE and abandoned in 256–257 CE
  • Dora, Baghdad, alternately transliterated "al-Dura", a neighborhood in the Rasheed administrative district in Southern Baghdad, Iraq
  • Dura, Hebron, a Palestinian town in the southern West Bank located eleven kilometers southwest of Hebron in the Hebron Governorate
Biology
  • Dura mater, the outermost of the three ('hard', dura in Latin) layers of the meninges surrounding the brain and spinal cord
  • Dura (moth), a genus of moths
Other
  • Dura Automotive Systems, an American automotive company headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan and specializing in automobile components
  • Dura language, a critically endangered language of Nepal
  • Cișmigiu Gardens, originally named "Lake of Dura the merchant", a public park near the center of Bucharest, Romania that surrounds an artificial lake
  • A Palestinian boy who was reported as shot and killed in September 2000 in the Muhammad al-Durrah incident
  • Dura, distance in Devanagari language