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Urus

Urus \U"rus\, n. [L.; of Teutonic origin. See Aurochs.] (Zo["o]l.) A very large, powerful, and savage extinct bovine animal ( Bos urus or Bos primigenius) anciently abundant in Europe. It appears to have still existed in the time of Julius C[ae]sar. It had very large horns, and was hardly capable of domestication. Called also, ur, ure, and tur.

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urus

n. The aurochs.

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urus

n. large recently extinct long-horned European wild ox; considered one of the ancestors of domestic cattle [syn: aurochs, Bos primigenius]

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Urús

Urús is a village in the province of Girona and autonomous community of Catalonia, Spain.

Urus (mountain)

Urus, also known as Yanaraju (possibly from Quechuayana black, rahu snow, ice, mountain with snow, "black snow peak"), is a high mountain in the Cordillera Blanca in the Andes of Peru. It located between Carhuaz and Huaraz provinces, in Ancash. Urus lies in Huascarán National Park, west of Tocllaraju.

Usage examples of "urus".

Not only the five republics of Uri, Schwytz, Appenzell, Glarus, and Unterwalden hold their lands as undivided estates, and are governed by their popular folkmotes, but in all other cantons too the village communities remain in possession of a wide self-government, and own large parts of the Federal territory.

The remarkable case of a young Israeli, Uri Geiler, who is reported to bend metal objects without touching them in any way, is discussed in Chapter 11.

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How many molehills such as that must first Be piled up each on each, ere you make A mountain equal to the least in Uri?

By the end of the third month, as she and Uri worked harder and harder and continued to make no progress, Oka had started having nightmares about what was going to happen.

Uri had followed in their footsteps and he was their beloved only son -- who could do no wrong, but had somehow been tricked by Oka into an unsuitable and unworthy marriage.

The night before she and Uri were to return to Earth to face what waited for them there, Oka was simply numb.

Apollo remembered Siress Uri as a plump gentle woman, whose main job in life had been discovering ways to rescue her impulsive husband from potentially dangerous situations.

Hardly daring to hope his trap would bring in a Shuhr this quickly, he gripped his duffel strap and forced himself to play the concerned but unaware husband, depending on Shel and Uri for protec-tion.

Shel walked slowly around the room, and then Shel took a parade-rest stance near the hall door while Uri moved behind Brennen.

Brennen took her coat as Shel and Uri disabled a new set of listening devices.

Soft footfalls behind her assured her that Shel, Tel, and Uri followed.

She felt Brennen behind her and guessed he, Uri, and Shel walked in cadence, scanning the hall with their epsilon senses.

Not only the five republics of Uri, Schwytz, Appenzell, Glarus, and Unterwalden hold their lands as undivided estates, and are governed by their popular folkmotes, but in all other cantons too the village communities remain in possession of a wide self-government, and own large parts of the Federal territory.

But the psychic spoonbender and extraterrestrial channeller Uri Geller hails from Israel.