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jura

[joo r-uh; Latin yoo-rah] /ˈdʒʊər ə; Latin ˈyu rɑ/
noun
1.
plural of jus.

Jura

[joo r-uh; French zhy-ra] /ˈdʒʊər ə; French ʒüˈra/
noun
1.
a department in E France. 1952 sq. mi. (5055 sq. km).
Capital: Lons-le-Saunier.

jus

[juhs; Latin yoos] /dʒʌs; Latin yus/
noun, plural jura
[joo r-uh; Latin yoo-rah] /ˈdʒʊər ə; Latin ˈyu rɑ/ (Show IPA).
Law.
1.
a right.
2.
law as a system or in the abstract.
Origin
< Latin jūs law, right

jus

[zhy; English zhoos, joos] /ʒü; English ʒus, dʒus/
noun, French.
1.
juice; gravy.
Compare au jus.
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British Dictionary definitions for jura

jura

/ˈdʒʊərə/
noun
1.
the plural of jus1

Jura

/ˈdʒʊərə/
noun
1.
a department of E France, in Franche-Comté region. Capital: Lons-le-Saunier. Pop: 253 309 (2003 est)). Area: 5055 sq km (1971 sq miles)
2.
a canton of Switzerland, bordering the French frontier: formed in 1979 from part of Bern. Capital: Delémont. Pop: 69 200 (2002 est). Area: 838 sq km (323 sq miles)
3.
an island off the W coast of Scotland, in the Inner Hebrides, separated from the mainland by the Sound of Jura. Pop: 200 (2004 est). Area: 381 sq km (147 sq miles)
4.
a mountain range in W central Europe, between the Rivers Rhine and Rhône: mostly in E France, extending into W Switzerland
5.
a range of mountains in the NE quadrant of the moon lying on the N border of the Mare Imbrium

jus1

/dʒʌs/
noun (law) (pl) jura (ˈdʒʊərə)
1.
a right, power, or authority
2.
law in the abstract or as a system, as distinguished from specific enactments
Word Origin
Latin: law

jus2

/ʒuː; French ʒy/
noun
1.
a sauce
Word Origin
French: literally, juice
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Word Origin and History for jura

jus

French, literally "juice" (see juice).

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