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From Old English Dunholm (compare Middle French Duresm, Latin Dunelmum).


Proper noun[edit]


  1. The name signed by alternate bishops of Durham (see Duresm).
  2. A city in county Durham in the Northeast of England.
  3. County Durham, a county in the Northeast of England.
  4. A census-designated place in California
  5. A town in Connecticut
  6. A city in Kansas
  7. A town in Maine
  8. A town in New Hampshire.
  9. A town in New York
  10. A city in North Carolina.
  11. A community in Nova Scotia
  12. A community in Ontario
  13. A city in Oregon
  14. A surname​.


Durham (plural Durhams)

  1. One of a breed of short-horned cattle, originating in the county of Durham, England, and noted for their beef-producing quality.