Definition of Durant

1. Noun. United States historian (1885-1981).

Exact synonyms: Will Durant, William James Durant
Generic synonyms: Historian, Historiographer

Definition of Durant

1. n. See Durance, 3.

Definition of Durant

1. a type of strong cloth [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Durant

Dupuytren's amputation
Dupuytren's canal
Dupuytren's contracture
Dupuytren's disease of the foot
Dupuytren's fascia
Dupuytren's fracture
Dupuytren's suture
Dupuytren's tourniquet
Duracell bunny
Duran-Reynals permeability factor
Durand-Kerner method
Durant (current term)
Durck's nodes
Duret's haemorrhage
Duret's lesion
Durham's tube
Durham rule

Literary usage of Durant

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Common Pleas and by Great Britain Court of Common Pleas, John Bayly Moore, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber, Joseph Payne (1832)
"ROE, on the demise of Durant, v. MOORE. Friday, -L HIS was an action of ejectment. ... situate in the parish of Tong, as tenant to the said f George Durant, ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1843)
"M. Durant records an interesting case of this in the ... M. Durant, before attempting reduction, kept the patient on light diet, and at rest in bed in a ..."

3. The Union Pacific Railway: A Study in Railway Politics, History, and Economics by John Patterson Davis (1894)
"Next a mysterious contract was made by Durant and a man suggestively named Boomer (afterward declared to have enjoyed existence only in Durant's fertile ..."

4. History of the United States Secret Service by La Fayette Curry Baker (1867)
"He was afraid that if Durant had him through the lines, and got him in his ... He had written to Durant several times, asking him to make a contract that ..."

5. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1836)
"... de Inir Succession, et de leur Developpement durant toutes lea Metamorphoses du Globe Terrestre, ..."

6. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1921)
"Durant, (1854) 14 CB 582, that if a defendant obtained an opportunity to plead, and if subsequently war ..."

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