Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A département of France.
  • proper n. A canton of Switzerland.
  • proper n. An island in the inner Hebrides of Scotland.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. 1. A range of mountains between France and Switzerland.
  • proper n. The Jurassic period. See Jurassic.

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Examples

  • To the North of Jura is found the fearsome Corryvreckan whirlpool.

    Found While Looking for Something Else

  • Retreat and advance of glaciers in the Jura were the main thrust of ‘Times of Feast, Times of Famine.’

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The Cost of Cooling the Climate:

  • Meuse and the territory and cities on the Moselle, on both sides of the Rhine, and in Jura, that is to say Friesland, the country of the

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy

  • I was an hour or more going down the enormous face of the Jura, which is here an escarpment, a cliff of great height, and contains but few such breaks by which men can pick their way.

    The Path to Rome

  • I saw their first rampart, the mountains called the Jura, on the horizon, and above my great field of view the clouds still tumbled, lit from beneath with evening.

    The Path to Rome

  • I shall never recall the Jura without this cool, pleasant, dripping noise, as much a part of it as its brisk air and dazzling blue sky.

    Holidays in Eastern France

  • Alpine erratics attain their maximum of height on the Jura, that is to say 2015 English feet above the level of the Lake of Neufchatel or 3450 feet above the sea.

    The Antiquity of Man

  • River called Jura, where everything has been destroyed by the mass of water and where no one has yet received aid.

    Free Internet Press

  • The two Pinot Noirs (did I mention that the Jura is a fairly cool climate area?) were very light colored wines and featured great arrays of aromas and tastes.

    happyrobot

  • "Can't See The Sun" is a falsetto-cooed indie pop gem; the best song on the disc, the ambient, intricately arranged album-closer "Jura" hints at a band only scratching the surface of its abilities.

    Dallas Observer | Complete Issue

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