Ural Mountains

plural noun
  1. 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, 6,214 feet (1,894 meters).

  • Also called Urals .

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How to use Ural Mountains in a sentence

  • The doctor said that children in Asbest do not have more health issues than in other regions of the Ural Mountains.

  • Their father, from whom they hoped to obtain some assistance, had already left for a summer holiday in the Ural Mountains.

  • According to his idea, a man who had once passed the Ural Mountains in charge of policemen, ought never again to cross them.

    Michael Strogoff | Jules Verne
  • A vehicle carrying the mail usually runs across the Ural Mountains, but this, of course, was discontinued.

    Michael Strogoff | Jules Verne
  • Even at the present day troops of wild reindeer traverse the wooded summits of the prolongation of the Ural Mountains.

    The Desert World | Arthur Mangin
  • The Ural Mountains possess abundant mineral treasures, both gold and platinum occurring in extensive abundance.

    The Desert World | Arthur Mangin

British Dictionary definitions for Ural Mountains

Ural Mountains

pl n
  1. 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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