follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

Ural

[yoo r-uh l] /ˈyʊər əl/
noun
1.
a river in the Russian Federation, flowing S from the S Ural Mountains to the Caspian Sea. 1575 miles (2535 km) long.
2.
a former administrative division comprising a region in the Ural Mountains and its slopes.
adjective
3.
of or relating to the Ural Mountains or the Ural River.
Related forms
trans-Ural, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for trans-ural

Ural

/ˈjʊərəl; Russian uˈral/
noun
1.
a river in central Russia, rising in the S Ural Mountains and flowing south to the Caspian Sea. Length: 2534 km (1575 miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for trans-ural

Ural

mountain range between Europe and Asia (the river is named for the mountains), of uncertain origin. Perhaps from Vogul urala "mountain peak" or from Tatar ural "boundary."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Ural

Many English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for trans

5
6
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with trans-ural