Dur


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a.1.(Mus.) Major; in the major mode; as, C dur, that is, C major.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The Delaware, whose name in English signified "Hard Heart," an appellation that the French had translated into "le Coeur- dur," forgot that obduracy of purpose, which had probably obtained him so significant a title.
The thought behind relaunching Makarem was to create a brand that is solely dedicated to religious tourism, according to the president of hotel operations at Dur Hospitality, Hassan Ahdab.
Under-13 boys (3.2 kms handicap): 1 W Wells (Gate) 13:43; 2 B Pye (Hough) 13:53; 3 R Davies (Morp) 14:10; 4 S Renwick (Black B) 14:21; 5 J Dixon (Morp) 14:24; 6 E Bond (Gosf) 14:31; 7 N Fairweather (Sun City Tri) 14:38; 8 A Wilkinson (Dur) 14:42; 9 A Robinson (R'ton TC) 14:44; 10 N Henderson (Tyne) 14:48.
Al Dur accounts for one-third of the country's power and water production with a combined capacity of 1,234 MW of power and 48 MIGD of water.
Awarded in 2008 to a consortium of Engie and Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC), the Al Dur independent water and power project (IWPP) is a flagship power project in Bahrain, accounting for one-third of the country's power and water production, with a capacity of 1,243 MW in respect of power and 48 million gallons per day (gpd) in respect of water.
Dur Baba [Afghanistan], December 13 ( ANI ): The Afghan security forces on Wednesday thwarted a deadly explosion in eastern Nangarhar province after they defused an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted on a roadside in Dur Baba district.
Thatta police had booked and arrested Dur, and claimed to have recovered 500 grammes of hashish from his possession.
This initiative comes in line with Dur Hospitality's endeavor to achieve environmental sustainability while supporting a humanitarian cause.
As one example, six students took a DUR in lipid biochemistry with Professor Laura Listenberger (biology/chemistry) in fall 2012.
"Mae hi'n gyfnod hynod o anodd i'r gymuned leol gyda dyfodol y gwaith dur mewn peryg," meddai Kyle James, sy'n 19 oed ac wedi'i eni a'i fagu ym Mhort Talbot.