[ (yoor-uhlz) ]

Mountain range primarily in the western part of Russia that forms part of the traditional boundary between Europe and Asia. The Urals extend from the Arctic tundra to the desert region north of the Caspian Sea in Kazakhstan.

Words Nearby Urals

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How to use Urals in a sentence

  • Often I dream of your eyes, blue as lapis lazuli from the Urals.

    Polly the Pagan | Isabel Anderson
  • The new owner explored the mineral resources of the Urals, crossed the mountains, and found himself in the kingdom of Sibir.

    The Story of Russia | R. Van Bergen, M.A.
  • His Governor in the Urals announced to him the discovery of new deposits of gold and platinum, with promise of abundant mining.

    The Green Book | Mr Jkai
  • The reason for their being in the district of the Urals is one part of the romance of their adventurous life.

  • At twenty-two years of age he was banished to a small town in the Urals, where he spent six years, returning to Moscow in 1840.

    Bolshevism | John Spargo