from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of eastern Sweden north-northwest of Stockholm. Capital of a pre-Christian kingdom in the early Middle Ages, it became an episcopal see in 1164 and the coronation place of Swedish monarchs. The University of Uppsala was founded in 1477. Population: 185,000.
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- proper n. A city in eastern central Sweden. The fourth-largest city in Sweden.
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- n. a city in east central Sweden to the northwest of Stockholm
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Vilks said a group of about 15 people had been shouting and trying to interrupt the lecture before the incident at the university in Uppsala, about 40 miles (70 kilometers) north of Stockholm.
People demonstrate at at Uppsala University where Swedish artist Lars Vilks was giving a lecture about the limits of artistic freedom in Uppsala, Sweden, May 11.
Pettersson when both were students in Uppsala, but it was not until her return to Göteborg that they developed a relationship.
Like much of Sweden, Uppsala is in the midst of a very Linnaean-spirited culinary trend that champions local foods such as cloudberries, chanterelle mushrooms, tangy Västerbotten cheese, and turbot with truffles.
Johan sez, A few science fiction fans in Uppsala, Sweden, gather each first advent to bake something in gingerbread.
Unai lives and works in Uppsala, Sweden, where he's been making music for Force Tracks/Disco Inc, and Raum (all in Germany), and San Francisco's Naked Music among a handful of other labels, since the mid 90s.
This was, however, realized by the docent of physical chemistry in Uppsala, Svante Arrhenius.
Myrdal was born in Uppsala in 1902, graduated from University in 1924, and married Gunnar Myrdal the same year.
In 1961 I spent about one month at the Institute of Biochemistry in Uppsala with Dr.J. Porath where I gained useful experience in the use of Sephadex and column electrophoresis.
Professor of Chemistry in Uppsala, and the discoverer of the elements thulium and holmium.