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  1. an authoritative proclamation; an edict, especially from the tsarist Russian government
  • 1805: An Ukase, it appears, has been issued by the Emperor Alexander, to facilitate the introduction of calimancoes and other Norwich goods into his Empire. " The Times, 6 May 1805, p.3 col. C
  • 1965: I knew a stunned plunge of disappointment and a bitter anger. What right had he to issue such an arbitrary ? " John Fowles, The Magus
    ulan Tweet Definition of ulan Like Definition of ulan on Facebook
    1. Horse cavalry that formed part of the Polish, German, Austrian, and Russian armies.
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