from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One of the archangels named in the Apocrypha and in Hebrew tradition.


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  • There's another angel that's going to be introduced called Uriel, played by Robert Wisdom, and Uriel is -- I'm more of the conflicted angel, I have more pity for humanity than Uriel does.


  • "Uriel" is a poem which finds itself perilously near to the gulf of unsounded obscurity, and has, I doubt not, provoked the mirth of profane readers; but read in a lucid moment, it is just obscure enough and just significant enough to give the voltaic thrill which comes from the sudden contacts of the highest imaginative conceptions.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

  • The artist in him hardly ever gave place to the preacher.] [Footnote 18: The seraph's name was Uriel, that is, God's Light.

    Poets of the South

  • But Milton chose to name Uriel as the special regent of the sun, and so passing to and fro on its rays. "

    Say and Seal, Volume I

  • Unlike the blond Noah and Uriel, the angels before me were a variety of ethnicities, from dusky dark skin to the palest silver-blond hair.

    My Fair Succubi

  • Uriel Sinai/Getty Images Pro-Palestinian protesters stormed the border from Syria toward the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights Sunday on the 44th anniversary of the start of the 1967 Six-Day War.

    Fresh Protests at Israeli Border

  • Uriel Sinai/Getty Images The Israeli army said protesters threw Molotov cocktails, setting off a brushfire in the border region; the brushfire triggered land mines in Syrian territory.

    Fresh Protests at Israeli Border

  • Uriel Sinai/Getty Images Majdal Shams residents watched pro-Palestinian demonstrators amid the unrest.

    Fresh Protests at Israeli Border

  • Uriel Sinai/Getty Images Israeli soldiers held their positions along the border.

    Fresh Protests at Israeli Border

  • If Uriel had sent her to infiltrate us, then he would have sent her well armed.



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