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Urga

(ˈɜːɡə)
n
(Placename) the former name (until 1924) of Ulan Bator

U•lan Ba•tor

(ˈu lɑn ˈbɑ tɔr)
n.
the capital of the Mongolian People's Republic, in the N central part. 500,000. Formerly, Urga.
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Noun1.Urga - the capital and largest city of MongoliaUrga - the capital and largest city of Mongolia
Mongolia, Mongolian People's Republic, Outer Mongolia - a landlocked socialist republic in central Asia
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The word 'urgent', from the Latin urgere, to urge," the voice went on, "merely means requiring immediate attention.
Le Roy, Les curieuses recherches, 1:888: "Ipsa vero eundem sanctum majori succensa desiderio ut hoc facerent urgere coepit omnimodo.
107 Andreae, 1617, 24-25: A: "Forte non id quaerunt, quod illi videntur urgere, Christi consensum & imitationem, sed Naturae miracula vitae subsidia.