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U·ral Mountains

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.
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Ural Mountains



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)
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U′ral Moun′tains

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.
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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
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Ural Mountains

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

[ˌjʊərəlˈmaʊntɪnz] npl the Ural Mountains (also the Urals) → gli Urali, i Monti Urali
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This is imported from the Ural Mountains. The silk thread comes from Italy and Japan; the iron for magnets, from Norway; the paper tape, from Manila; the mahogany, from South America; and the rubber, from Brazil and the valley of the Congo.
Three Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) have been spotted over the Ural mountain range, which runs approximately north-south through western Russia.
The Circle reveals the truth about the real-life story of nine young college hikers who met a horrible death on the Ural Mountain Kholat Syakhi (Mountain of the Dead) in February of 1959.
Ryan Hawley, whose early talent was spotted and nurtured at Jumeirah English Speaking School and subsequently Dubai College is starring in 'Devil's Pass' a film based on the 'Dyatlov pass incident', where nine experienced hiker/skiers disappeared in February 1959 in the Ural mountain in Northern Russia.
The meteorite, which exploded above the Ural Mountain city of Chelyabinsk on February 15, is estimated to have weighed about 10,000 metric tons and measured about 17 meters (about 56 feet) in diameter.
The Dubai-based low-cost carrier will start twice-weekly flights to Yekaterinburg, a city at the foothills of the Ural mountain range, from October 16, connecting the two commercial cities.
Roma's family lives in the small factory and mining town of Gai, in the Ural mountain region.
His 5 0 years of service at the giant steelworks in Nizhny Tagil in the Ural mountains span the post-Soviet turmoil that dragged an industrial behemoth to the edge of bankruptcy.
Gordon's bar is going down a storm in the swinging city of Yekaterinburg, in the shadow of the Ural mountains.
"Minus 30 is the most intense feeling," one man in the Ural Mountains city of Yekaterinburg told Channel One after taking a dip, his eyebrows rimed with frost.
However, most geographers consider Europe and Asia to be separate continents and use the Caucasus and Ural mountains as boundary lines separating the two continents.
The exact reasons for his interest may become clearer ahead of Thursday's annual meeting of Corus, although so far there has been no direct comment from Mr Usmanov, who controls iron and steel plants in Russia's Ural mountains. Analysts are not expecting a full-blown takeover approach from Usmanov, so the strongest prospect is the forging of trading links with his Russian interests, particularly in the supply of iron ore.