from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A range of western Russia forming the traditional boundary between Europe and Asia and extending about 2,414 km (1,500 mi) from the Arctic Ocean southward to Kazakhstan.
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- proper n. a range of mountains in Russia that stretch from the Arctic to the Caspian Sea; traditionally, the border between Europe and Asia
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- n. a mountain range in western Russia extending from the Arctic to the Caspian Sea; forms part of the traditional boundary between Europe and Asia
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We are continuing to witness the relentless spread of avian flu, carried slowly but predictably by wild, migratory birds from countries in Southeast Asia to Western China, to Mongolia, and then over the Ural Mountains into Russia and Ukraine.
The Intelligence had information that 600-700 tanks a month were coming out of the Russian factories, in the Ural Mountains and elsewhere.
It grows in the shelter of a bunker, a hollow in the dunes of shingle and sand that protects it from the winds of the Ural Mountains that whip across the muddy North Sea.