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(Placename) transliteration of the Arabic name for Tyre
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a town in S Lebanon, on the Mediterranean Sea: site of the ancient port of Tyre.
a prefix meaning “over, above,” “in addition”: surcharge; surname; surrender.
[Middle English < Old French < Latin super- super-]
var. of sub- before r: surrogate.
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|Noun||1.||Sur - a port in southern Lebanon on the Mediterranean Sea; formerly a major Phoenician seaport famous for silks|
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