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(dyoo' ruh) Accadian place name meaning, “circuit wall.” Plain in Babylonia where King Nebuchadnezzar set up a mammoth golden image of a god or of himself (Daniel 3:1 ). The common place name does not lend itself to an exact location.


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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Dura'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/hbd/d/dura.html. 1991.

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