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(Placename) a variant spelling of Uppsala
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or Up•sa•la

(ˈʌp sɑ lə, -sə-, ˈʊp-)

a city in SE Sweden. 183,472.
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Noun1.Upsala - a city in east central Sweden to the northwest of StockholmUpsala - a city in east central Sweden to the northwest of Stockholm
Kingdom of Sweden, Sverige, Sweden - a Scandinavian kingdom in the eastern part of the Scandinavian Peninsula
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There was once, in a little market-town not far from Upsala, a peasant who lived there with his family, digging the earth during the week and singing in the choir on Sundays.
Sweden was also represented, in the person of Professor Sergius, the famous Zoologist of the University of Upsala. The entrance of the four heroes of the occasion was the signal for a remarkable demonstration of welcome, the whole audience rising and cheering for some minutes.
"It had been hoped that the proceedings would end there, and that a vote of thanks and congratulation, moved by Professor Sergius, of Upsala University, would be duly seconded and carried; but it was soon evident that the course of events was not destined to flow so smoothly.
Food baskets are dropped off weekly at distribution depots in Dryden, Sioux Lookout, Ignace, Upsala and Kenora.
Elegy for Pine Island Glacier, West Antarctica (top), 2015 Elegy for Upsala Glacier, Argentina (bottom), 2015 Archival inkjet prints Permanent collection of the National Academy of Sciences, gift of the artist
La frase con la cual, en 1911, Hagerstrom concluyo su Leccion inaugural "On the truth of moral propositions" en Upsala sorprendio a los participantes.
Several years ago, Upsala Area School District in Minnesota stopped offering early retirement incentives after multiple teachers approached the school board to individually negotiate packages.