- of or relating to the Ural Mountains or the Ural River.
- a mountain range in the W Russian Federation, extending N and S from the Arctic Ocean to near the Caspian Sea, forming a natural boundary between Europe and Asia. Highest peak, Mt. Narodnaya, 6214 feet (1894 meters).
Examples from the Web for ural
Kalyapin visited Alyokhina in her Ural prison colony last spring.Pussy Riot Roars Out of Prison
December 23, 2013
The doctor said that children in Asbest do not have more health issues than in other regions of the Ural Mountains.Russia’s Monotown of Asbest: The Town Asbestos Built
December 1, 2013
He did not follow the same route but passed south of the Ural Mountains.The Story of Russia
R. Van Bergen, M.A.
"We have passed the line of the Ural Mountains now," Godfrey said.Condemned as a Nihilist
George Alfred Henty
A century and a half before it had been dug from the Ural Mountains.Anthony Trent, Master Criminal
It is estimated to extend from the Ural Mountains, about the lat.Fragments of Earth Lore
The Ural mountains are low and form no barrier against invaders.The Story of Mankind
Hendrik Van Loon
- a river in central Russia, rising in the S Ural Mountains and flowing south to the Caspian Sea. Length: 2534 km (1575 miles)
- a mountain system in W central Russia, extending over 2000 km (1250 miles) from the Arctic Ocean towards the Aral Sea: forms part of the geographical boundary between Europe and Asia; one of the richest mineral areas in the world, with many associated major industrial centres. Highest peak: Mount Narodnaya, 1894 m (6214 ft)
Word Origin and History for ural
mountain range between Europe and Asia (the river is named for the mountains), of uncertain origin. Perhaps from Vogul urala "mountain peak" or from Tatar ural "boundary."