Uri

Uri

[German oo-ree; English oor-ee]
noun
a canton in central Switzerland. 415 sq. mi. (1075 sq. km). Capital: Altdorf.
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Uri (German ˈuːri)
 
n
one of the original three cantons of Switzerland, in the centre of the country: mainly German-speaking and Roman Catholic. Capital: Altdorf. Pop: 35 200 (2002 est). Area: 1075 sq km (415 sq miles)

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  1. University of Rhode Island

  2. upper respiratory infection

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canton, central Switzerland, traversed by the steep-sided valleys of the Reuss River and its tributaries. About one-half of the canton's area is reckoned as productive. Forests occupy part of the canton, and more than 20 percent of the unproductive area in Uri is covered with glaciers. The highest summit in Uri is the Dammastock (11,909 feet [3,630 m]), north of the Furka Pass

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