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Udine Tweet Definition of Udine Like Definition of Udine on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Province of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy.
  2. Capital of the province of Udine.
Ukraine Tweet Definition of Ukraine Like Definition of Ukraine on Facebook
proper noun or the Ukraine(The usage without <u>the</u> is preferred by most modern style guides)
  1. Country in Eastern Europe; was long part of the Russian empire, then of the Soviet Union. Official name: Ukraine.
Ulan Bator Tweet Definition of Ulan Bator Like Definition of Ulan Bator on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Variant of Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia.
Ulm Tweet Definition of Ulm Like Definition of Ulm on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A city in Baden-Wķ¼rttemberg, Germany
Ulster Tweet Definition of Ulster Like Definition of Ulster on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (context, geographical) The northern province of Ireland, comprising of six Northern Irish counties and three counties in the Republic of Ireland.
  2. (context, political) Alternate name used for the six counties that make up Northern Ireland.
adjective
  1. Relating to, or originating from Ulster.
an Fry
ume Tweet Definition of ume Like Definition of ume on Facebook
noun
  1. Japanese apricot, a species of Asian plum, Prunus mume.
Union Tweet Definition of Union Like Definition of Union on Facebook
noun
  1. A nickname for the 0-10-2 train configuration derived from the name of the only U.S. company to use that configuration.
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Tweet Definition of Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Like Definition of Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A confederation of Communist states led by Russia from 1922 to 1991.
United Arab Emirates Tweet Definition of United Arab Emirates Like Definition of United Arab Emirates on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A country in the Middle East. Official name: The United Arab Emirates; abbreviation: UAE.
United Kingdom Tweet Definition of United Kingdom Like Definition of United Kingdom on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Kingdom in Europe comprising the countries England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Official name: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Abbreviation: UK.
United States Tweet Definition of United States Like Definition of United States on Facebook
nounthe united, United states, States
  1. (singular) (form of, shortened form, the United States of America)
  2. (plural) The states of the United States of America.
  3. (Military) Includes the land area, internal waters, territorial sea, and airspace of the United States, including the following:
    • US territories, possessions, and commonwealths; and
    • Other areas over which the US Government has complete jurisdiction and control or has exclusive authority or defense responsibility
United States of America Tweet Definition of United States of America Like Definition of United States of America on Facebook
proper nounthe united, United states, States of America
  1. A country in North America, now sharing land borders with Canada and Mexico, stretching from the Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean and including Alaska, Hawaii and several territories.
upland Tweet Definition of upland Like Definition of upland on Facebook
noun
  1. The area in the interior of a country with a generally higher elevation; often hilly, but not generally mountainous (compare highlands).
adjective
  1. Of, relating to, or situated in the uplands.
Upper Volta Tweet Definition of Upper Volta Like Definition of Upper Volta on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Former name of Burkina Faso
Uppsala Tweet Definition of Uppsala Like Definition of Uppsala on Facebook
proper noun
  1. a city in eastern central Sweden
Ural Tweet Definition of Ural Like Definition of Ural on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A river that rises in the Urals and flows through Russia and Kazakhstan
Ural Mountains Tweet Definition of Ural Mountains Like Definition of Ural Mountains on Facebook
proper nounUral mountain, Mountains
  1. a range of mountains in Russia that stretch from the Arctic to the Caspian Sea; traditionally, the border between Europe and Asia
Uri Tweet Definition of Uri Like Definition of Uri on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A canton of Switzerland.
  2. A male given name.
Uruguay Tweet Definition of Uruguay Like Definition of Uruguay on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Country in South America. Official name: Eastern Republic of Uruguay.
US Tweet Definition of US Like Definition of US on Facebook
initialism
  1. Abbreviation of United States.
U.S. Tweet Definition of U.S. Like Definition of U.S. on Facebook
noun
  1. Spelling variant of US.
USA Tweet Definition of USA Like Definition of USA on Facebook
initialism
  1. United States, United States of America.
  2. United States Army.
UT Tweet Definition of UT Like Definition of UT on Facebook
abbreviation
  1. Utah, a state of the United States of America.
  2. University of Texas, Austin TX
Utah Tweet Definition of Utah Like Definition of Utah on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A (USstate) Capital: Salt Lake City.
Utrecht Tweet Definition of Utrecht Like Definition of Utrecht on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A province of the Netherlands.
  2. The capital city of the province of Utrecht.
Uttar Pradesh Tweet Definition of Uttar Pradesh Like Definition of Uttar Pradesh on Facebook
proper noun
  1. State in northern India which has Lucknow as its capital.
Uzbekistan Tweet Definition of Uzbekistan Like Definition of Uzbekistan on Facebook
proper noun
  1. Country in Central Asia. Official name: Republic of Uzbekistan.

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