[ yoo r-uh l ]
/ ˈyʊər əl /


a river in the Russian Federation, flowing S from the S Ural Mountains to the Caspian Sea. 1575 miles (2535 km) long.
a former administrative division comprising a region in the Ural Mountains and its slopes.


of or relating to the Ural Mountains or the Ural River.


trans-U·ral, adjective

Definition for ural (2 of 2)

Ural Mountains

plural noun

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).
Also called U·rals.
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British Dictionary definitions for ural (1 of 2)

/ (ˈjʊərəl, Russian uˈral) /


a river in central Russia, rising in the S Ural Mountains and flowing south to the Caspian Sea. Length: 2534 km (1575 miles)

British Dictionary definitions for ural (2 of 2)

Ural Mountains


pl n

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)
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