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(German ˈuːri)
(Placename) 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)


(ˈʊər i)

a canton in central Switzerland. 35,876; 415 sq. mi. (1075 sq. km). Cap.: Altdorf.
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The target area is situated within a region of known brine-hosted lithium mineralisation, URI said.
Proceeds from this sale to Laramide will significantly strengthen the financial position of URI, and assist in funding development of the high-grade, Temrezli ISR Project in Central Turkey.
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URI, with offices in Lewisville, Texas, explores for, develops and mines uranium.
Contrary to some researchers" expectations, frequent exposure to an antibiotic-using acne patient seems to lower rather than raise the risk of URI among household contacts.
The team analyzed data from the General Practice Research Database, an ongoing United Kingdom registry, and determined rates of URIs among household contacts of acne patients.
URI is located in Narragansett, a town that is only a 15-minute drive from the Newport, the tony tourist destination known as the millionaires' playground of the East Coast--and in more recent years, as a party town for college kids.
URI is the honorary vice president of the Royal Hospital for Children in Bristol and of the Royal Berkshire Hospital, close to his Thames-side mansion.
URI plans to purchase and renovate two buildings to create 64 apartments for victims of domestic violence and provide meeting and office space to accommodate support programs.
The principles include, "The URI is a bridge-building organization, not a religion," and "We practice healing and reconciliation to resolve conflict without resorting to violence," and "Members of the URI shall not be coerced to participate in any ritual or be proselytized.
For 15 seconds on tonight's SportsCenter and for a few days in the local papers, URI is the story.