Du·ra n. Short form for Dura mater.
n : the outermost (and toughest) of the 3 meninges [syn: dura
the circle, the plain near Babylon in which Nebuchadnezzar set
up a golden image, mentioned in Dan. 3:1. The place still
retains its ancient name. On one of its many mounds the pedestal
of what must have been a colossal statue has been found. It has
been supposed to be that of the golden image.
Dura, same as Dor