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Uppsala

[uhp-sah-luh, -suh-; Swedish oo p-sah-lah]
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noun
  1. a city in SE Sweden.
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Examples from the Web for uppsala

Historical Examples

  • Herr Banker had forgiven the boys and had taken them to Uppsala.

    Little Erik of Sweden

    Madeline Brandeis

  • An exploration of Ottar's mound showed a striking similarity with the Uppsala mounds.

    Beowulf

    R. W. Chambers

  • Two volumes of this splendid work have been printed by Almqvist and Wiksell, Uppsala.

    The Art of the Book

    Bernard H. Newdigate


British Dictionary definitions for uppsala

Uppsala

Upsala

noun
  1. a city in E central Sweden: the royal headquarters in the 13th century; Gothic cathedral (the largest in Sweden) and Sweden's oldest university (1477). Pop: 182 124 (2004 est)
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