1A city in northern England on the River Wear; population 42,100 (2009). It is famous for its 11th-century cathedral, which contains the tomb of the Venerable Bede, and for its university.
- 1.1A county of north-eastern England; county town, Durham.
An industrial and academic city in north central North Carolina, noted for its tobacco industry and as the home of Duke University; population 223,284 (est. 2008).