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Ulysses Tweet Definition of Ulysses Like Definition of Ulysses on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (Roman mythology) Latin name form of Odysseus
undead Tweet Definition of undead Like Definition of undead on Facebook
noun
  1. (Usually preceded by "the") Those creatures which are dead yet still moving.
In the zombie movie, an army of the undead accosted some nubile skinny-dipping teenagers.
adjective
  1. Pertaining to a corpse, though having qualities of life.
  2. (horror fiction) Being animate, though non-living.
underworld Tweet Definition of underworld Like Definition of underworld on Facebook
noun
  1. That part of society that is engaged in crime or vice.
  2. (mythology) The world of the dead, located underneath the world of the living; the afterlife.
undine Tweet Definition of undine Like Definition of undine on Facebook
noun
  1. A female water-sprite or nymph
  2. The elemental being of water.
unicorn Tweet Definition of unicorn Like Definition of unicorn on Facebook
noun
  1. A mythical beast traditionally represented as having the legs of a buck, the body of a horse, the tail of a lion with a single spiral horn on its head; a symbol of virginity.
  2. A heraldic representation of such a beast used as a charge or as a supporter; as in the arms of Great Britain and of Scotland.
  3. A mistranslation by the King James Bible (wild ox according to RSV). Young Earth Creationists and Fundamentalists believe the Unicorn to be some type of extinct one horned animal, possibly a dinosaur:
Will the be willing to serve thee, or abide by thy crib? Canst thou bind the with his band in the furrow? Or will he harrow the valleys after thee? " Job 39:9-10 KJV.
Urania Tweet Definition of Urania Like Definition of Urania on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (Greek mythology) The Muse of astronomy.
urchin Tweet Definition of urchin Like Definition of urchin on Facebook
noun
  1. A mischievous child.
  2. street kid, a child from from a poor neighborhood.
  3. (archaic) A hedgehog.
Ursula Tweet Definition of Ursula Like Definition of Ursula on Facebook
proper noun (infl, en, proper noun)
  1. (given name, female).

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