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Urga

[oo r-gah]
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noun
  1. former name of Ulan Bator.
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Examples from the Web for urga

Historical Examples

  • Urga got up groggily, feeling gingerly the tender point of his jaw.

    Slaves of Mercury

    Nat Schachner

  • To Urga come pilgrims and presents from all the Lamaite and Buddhist world.

    Beasts, Men and Gods

    Ferdinand Ossendowski

  • An hour and a half later we saw the electric lights of Urga.

    Beasts, Men and Gods

    Ferdinand Ossendowski

  • They came to Urga where the Bogdo Khan met them with honors and rejoicings.

    Beasts, Men and Gods

    Ferdinand Ossendowski

  • The Pontiffs of Lhasa and Urga know and possess her mystery.

    Beasts, Men and Gods

    Ferdinand Ossendowski


British Dictionary definitions for urga

Urga

noun
  1. the former name (until 1924) of Ulan Bator
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