Pronunciation: ( joor'u; Fr. zhy-ra'), [key]
a mountain range in W central Europe, between France and Switzerland, extending from the Rhine to the Rhone. Highest peak, Crêt de la Neige, 5654 ft. (1723 m). Also called Jura.
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