What is dour?

  • (adj): Harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance.
    Example: "A dour, self-sacrificing life"
    Synonyms: forbidding, grim
    See also — Additional definitions below


Dour is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. On 1 January 2006 the municipality had 16,810 inhabitants. The total area is 33.32 km², giving a population density of 505 inhabitants per km².

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Jean-Philippe Rykiel - Discography - Participations
1985 Nelson Mandela - Youssou N'Dour - (EMI) 1986 Power Spot - Jon Hassell - (ECM) 1987 Faton-Bloom - F.Cahen/D.Malherbe - (Cryonic) 1987 Soro - Salif Keita - (EMI ...
... Dour is a Walloon municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut ... Since 1989 Dour has hosted the annual Dour Festival, an alternative music festival ... Dour is often considered the western end of the sillon industriel, the former industrial backbone of Wallonia ...
USS Dour (AM-223) - U.S. Navy Career
... Dour was launched 25 March 1944 by American Shipbuilding Co ... Dour arrived at Boston, Massachusetts, 26 November from the Great Lakes and the St ... Dour sailed from Norfolk 9 March 1945 for the Pacific ...
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3.7793139°E / 50.4135333 3.7793139 Royal Boussu Dour Borinage is a Belgian association football club based in Boussu in the province of Hainaut ... Boussu Dour Borinage were formerly known as Royal Francs Borains up until the start of the 2008–09 season ...

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