[ yoor-uhl ]

  1. a river in the Russian Federation, flowing S from the S Ural Mountains to the Caspian Sea. 1,575 miles (2,535 km) long.

  2. a former administrative division comprising a region in the Ural Mountains and its slopes.

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

Other words from Ural

  • trans-Ural, adjective

Words Nearby Ural

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How to use Ural in a sentence

  • We have now reached the highest ridge of the Ural chain, and thus have merely to descend the slopes of the mountain.

    Michael Strogoff | Jules Verne
  • The ground, struck by the concussion, trembled as though the whole Ural chain was shaken to its foundations.

    Michael Strogoff | Jules Verne

British Dictionary definitions for Ural


/ (ˈjʊərəl, Russian uˈral) /

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

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