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  • proper n. A river that rises in the Urals and flows through Russia and Kazakhstan


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  • It is true that a solitary chain, the Urals, runs north and south, but it stands by itself, and is nothing more than what the word Ural signifies, a _belt_ or _girdle_ separating the European from his

    The Story of Russia

  • [1] In the Tatar language the word Ural signifies "girdle."

    A Short History of Russia

  • The Ural is a heavy, 40-horsepower motorcycle whose two cylinders jut sideways from the frame.

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  • "Ural" came running up between the lines, and semaphored to the flagship that four ships in line ahead were passing across the rear of the fleet, but could not be clearly made out in the mist.

    Famous Sea Fights From Salamis to Tsu-Shima

  • The "Ural," deserted by her crew, was drifting, till one of Togo's battleships sank her with a few shots.

    Famous Sea Fights From Salamis to Tsu-Shima

  • "Ural," steamed at the rear of this central line of transports, to protect them in that direction.

    Famous Sea Fights From Salamis to Tsu-Shima

  • There was one auxiliary cruiser, the "Ural," [26] a flotilla of nine destroyers, four transports, two repairing ships, and two hospital steamers.

    Famous Sea Fights From Salamis to Tsu-Shima

  • The great wall sides of the German liner, now the auxiliary cruiser "Ural," were riddled, and the giant began to settle down in the water.

    Famous Sea Fights From Salamis to Tsu-Shima

  • The Company estimates that the adjusted refining margin for the quarter was substantially higher than the regional "Ural" benchmark for several reasons: the completion of unit upgrades, differences in the refined crude oil mix as compared to the "Ural", full capacity activation of downstream units despite the decline in refining throughput due to the periodic turnaround of the largest crude unit and crossover impacts between quarters in volatile environment.


  • During the 80s this place had the functioning antenna complex the size of a soccer field, plus the "Ural" super-computer presiding over it all.


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