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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But the man who has spread the knowledge of English from Cape St. Vincent to the Ural Mountains is the Englishman who, unable or unwilling to learn a single word of any language but his own, travels purse in hand into every corner of the Continent.
Whatever the answer to that question, there is a real doomsday machine buried beneath the Ural Mountains in the former Soviet Union and I decided to seek out the first Westerner who learned about it.
Belyaeva gave birth at the same ward about the same time as Naimat Iskanderov's wife in Kopeisk, an industrial town of 140,000 in Russia's Ural Mountains.
Sorrel is classified in the genus Rumex, and its origins lie somewhere in Russia, where the Ural Mountains divide Asia from Europe.
After a Boeing 737 operated by an affiliate of Aeroflot crashed in September 2008 on landing at Perm, in the Ural Mountains, investigators found the pilots had been trained hastily.
Lately Moscow has been resounding its claims, and on Thursday Prime Minister Vladimir Putin told a pro-Kremlin party congress in the Ural Mountains that Russia would build a $33 billion year-round port on the Yamal Peninsula, in the Russian Arctic.
Crops covering an area the size of Portugal have perished in Russia, leading parts of southern Russia, the Volga River region, the North Caucasus Mountains and the southern Ural Mountains to declare states of emergency.
Russia has experienced a heat wave this year from the normally cool Ural Mountains through their major cities, costing crops, lives and fish who died from the increased temperature of water.
Reuters A worker at an oil field east of Izhevsk near the Ural Mountains in.
United Russia's share of the vote, compared to national parliamentary elections in 2007, fell in seven of the eight regions that elected lawmakers Sunday; it slumped by 25% in Sverdlovsk, in the Ural Mountains.