[German oo-ree; English oo r-ee]
- a canton in central Switzerland. 415 sq. mi. (1075 sq. km). Capital: Altdorf.
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“He is old and I am young,” says Uri, punching the air wildly for several seconds.Pro-Russian Protesters in East Ukraine Laugh at Kiev’s Threats
April 9, 2014
Uri Ariel from the right-wing Jewish Home party said he was “shocked” by it.Why Is Israel’s Red Cross Rejecting Ethiopian Blood?
December 13, 2013
Housing Minister Uri Ariel, himself a settler, is at least bureaucratically responsible for the latest announcement.How Netanyahu Plays the Settlement Game
November 13, 2013
Next week Housing Minister Uri Ariel and Mayor Nir Barekat will lay a cornerstone.MOAR SETTLEMENTS
August 9, 2013
"The Uri Blau conviction as part of a plea bargain alone merits a downgrade," said Omer-Man.Is The Israeli Press Only "Partly Free"?
May 10, 2013
Since that time, he has been employed as coachman by Uri Gilbert, Esq., of this city.Harriet, The Moses of Her People
Sarah H. Bradford
Uri, the son of the former, now appeared beneath the ancient tree.Joshua, Complete
But these Uri cannot be habituated to man or made tractable, not even when young.Bible Animals;
J. G. Wood
When the servants call you Uri, you must not be angry with them.Against the Current
Edward A. Steiner
There certainly was a Hapsburg governor, Gessler, in charge of the canton Uri about this time .Switzerland
- one of the original three cantons of Switzerland, in the centre of the country: mainly German-speaking and Roman Catholic. Capital: Altdorf. Pop: 35 200 (2002 est). Area: 1075 sq km (415 sq miles)