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Sur

(sʊə) or

Sour

n
(Placename) transliteration of the Arabic name for Tyre

Sur

(sʊər)

n.
a town in S Lebanon, on the Mediterranean Sea: site of the ancient port of Tyre.

sur-1

,
a prefix meaning “over, above,” “in addition”: surcharge; surname; surrender.
[Middle English < Old French < Latin super- super-]

sur-2

,
var. of sub- before r: surrogate.
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Noun1.Sur - a port in southern Lebanon on the Mediterranean SeaSur - a port in southern Lebanon on the Mediterranean Sea; formerly a major Phoenician seaport famous for silks
Lebanese Republic, Lebanon - an Asian republic at east end of Mediterranean