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Durham


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political
Description
Strategically located near River Wear; fortress town of William I the Conqueror (1066-1087), built to defend against Scots; established as educational center by bishops of Durham in 15th cen.; Durham Cathedral began 1093, one of country's largest.
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Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
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