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  • proper n. The Ural Mountains

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Examples

  • Whether they are called the Urals, which is the Tartar, or the Poyas, which is the Russian name, they are correctly so termed; for these names signify “belt” in both languages.

    Michael Strogoff

  • However, our vision of the European space from the Atlantic to the Urals is not that of a closed system.

    Mikhail Gorbachev - Nobel Lecture

  • Whether they are called the Urals, which is the Tartar, or the Poyas, which is the Russian name, they are correctly so termed; for these names signify "belt" in both languages.

    Michael Strogoff : or the Courier of the Czar

  • The copper mines of the Urals are the richest in Russia, and possess inexhaustible wealth.

    Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life

  • Wildfires have been raging in forests on both sides of the M5 "Urals" federal highway linking Moscow and the Urals city of Chelyabinsk near the city of Togliatti in the Volga area, the regional emergencies service said on Friday.

    RIA Novosti

  • "Their hunger for other sour crude types such as Urals is less," he said.

    The St. Petersburg Times

  • Yeltsin, whose contribution to Russian politics is the subject of Chapter 2, had been plucked from the Urals region of Sverdlovsk, and seconded to clean up the Moscow party organization.

    The Return

  • The price of Urals crude oil fell from around $140 a barrel in early July to about $34 a barrel in early January 2009.

    The Return

  • Some found it strange that this muzhik from the Urals, this construction foreman, would be the one to bring democracy to Russia.

    The Return

  • Repression had already scattered the Yeltsin clan across the Urals.

    The Return

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