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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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Summi autem Pontifices necnon totius orbis Episcopi numquam cessaverunt perfectissimam matrimonii ac familiae imaginem iterum iterumque fidelibus proponere atque urgere, simul respondentes huius nostrae aetatis quaestionibus, quemadmodum contigit cum Romanus Pontifex Franciscus Litteras Apostolicas Mitis Index Dominas Iesus promulgavit die 15 augusti 2015.
In the context, the word would seem to mean "ply," but urgere is resolutely physical: to urge, to press, to push, to drive, to beset, etc.
The word 'urgent', from the Latin urgere, to urge," the voice went on, "merely means requiring immediate attention.