Ural Mountains

(redirected from Riphean)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

U·ral Mountains

 (yo͝or′əl)
A range of western Russia forming the traditional boundary between Europe and Asia and extending about 2,365 km (1,470 mi) from the Arctic Ocean southward to Kazakhstan.

Ural Mountains

or

Urals

pl n
(Placename) a mountain system in W central Russia, extending over 2000 km (1250 miles) from the Arctic Ocean towards the Aral Sea: forms part of the geographical boundary between Europe and Asia; one of the richest mineral areas in the world, with many associated major industrial centres. Highest peak: Mount Narodnaya, 1894 m (6214 ft)

U′ral Moun′tains


n.pl.
a mountain range in the W Russian Federation, extending N and S from the Arctic Ocean to near the Caspian Sea, forming a natural boundary between Europe and Asia. Highest peak, 6214 ft. (1894 m). Also called U′rals.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ural Mountains - a mountain range in western Russia extending from the Arctic to the Caspian SeaUral Mountains - a mountain range in western Russia extending from the Arctic to the Caspian Sea; forms part of the traditional boundary between Europe and Asia
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
Translations

Ural Mountains

[ˌjʊərəˈmaʊntɪnz] npl
the Ural Mountains (also the Urals) → les monts mpl Oural, l'Oural m

Ural Mountains

[ˌjʊərəlˈmaʊntɪnz] npl the Ural Mountains (also the Urals) → gli Urali, i Monti Urali
References in periodicals archive ?
Major organization : REGIONAL BUDGETARY INSTITUTIONS "EQUESTRIAN CENTER RIPHEAN MI.
The fictional Riphean mountain region, where the book takes place, resembles post-revolutionary western Russia, except poets, writers, and artists have lost all cultural relevance and the Red Cavalry and White Guard have resumed fightingasome in the vintage uniforms left over from the original uprising.