Ural Mountains

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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.
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.
Prince Michael of Kent sat behind the wheel of a vintage Bentley and helped lead a 14-car convoy out of the Ural Mountains city of Yekaterinburg, at the start of a 1,554 mile classic car rally.
The Ural Airlines Il-86 was flying from the Ural Mountains city of Yekaterinburg to Utopao, Thailand, when the engine failed.
Drawing on other evidence suggesting that the asteroid hit in the Bering Sea and that the swath of greatest plant extinctions occurred in the Northern Hemisphere between the Rocky Mountains and the Ural Mountains, Anders speculates that the fires spread through what is now Siberia and the United States until they were stopped by the two mountain ranges.
Maria Alekhina was transferred to a hospital in her prison colony in the Ural Mountains town of Berezniki, said Pyotr Verzilov, the husband of one of her band mates.
The Russian police rescued the "feral" girl after a neighbor in the Solikamsk district in the Ural Mountains raised alarm.
A small group of Russian fishermen have discovered some 248 human fetuses dumped in a forest near the Ural Mountains 45 miles (70 kilometers) north of the city of Yekaterinburg.
The company operates in the city of Nizhny Tagil, in the Sverdlovsk region of the Ural mountains, according to Reuters.
A total of eight servicemen, including several officers, had been detained in the Ural Mountains city of Chelyabinsk, about 1,180 miles east of Moscow, prosecutors said, according to Russian news reports.
Indeed, when finished, the next point of equal height, at that latitude, to the east, will be 2, 500 miles away from the Ural Mountains on the Asian border.
Rivers east of the Ural Mountains generally flew in which direction to the sea?--