from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Durant, Thomas Clark 1820-1885. American railroad financier who built the Union Pacific Railroad (1863-1869).
  • Durant, William James Known as "Will.” 1885-1981. American historian who wrote The Story of Civilization (1935-1975), an 11-volume history of the world on which his wife Ariel (1898-1981) collaborated.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See durance, 3.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as durance, 3.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. United States historian (1885-1981)


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