Uria

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Uria murres
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n uria A genus of Alcidæ; the guillemots and murres: used with various restrictions for any of the slender-billed birds of the auk family, as U. troile, the common foolish murre or guillemot, and U. grylle, the black guillemot. Since the genus Lomvia was instituted for the former, Uria has usually been restricted to the latter, in which sense it is otherwise called Cephus or Cepphus. See cuts under guillemot and murre.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Uria ū′ri-a a genus of Alcidæ—the guillemots and murres.
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Usage

In literature:

I shall enlist Father Uria and Father de la Cueva as well.
"Rezanov" by Gertrude Atherton
Father Uria was known to all his fraternity in the country for his eccentricity.
"Old Mission Stories of California" by Charles Franklin Carter
Idomeneus came to Italy, and founded Uria in the Salentine peninsula.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 1" by Various
He lived upon a lake Uria; which was so called from his mother.
"A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume II. (of VI.)" by Jacob Bryant
The caste sometimes class the Sansias as a subcaste of Urias, the others being Benatia Urias and Khandait Urias.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India - Volume IV of IV" by R.V. Russell
One night we took a flying gallop down to Urias.
"Los Gringos" by H. A. (Henry Agustus) Wise
I saw two guillemots (Uria grylle), too, fly over our heads.
"Farthest North" by Fridtjof Nansen
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In news:

The Esqueda and Urias families have always done things a little different.
Watch the Urias Family Globe of Steel from its assembly to the big performance.
The Urias Family Daredevils, including riders Melvin Urias, Olga Surnina and Erwin Urias, and aerialist Jodie Urias, will perform at Barnum Bash, the latest touring circus from Ringling Bros and Barnum and Bailey.
Hemet middle blocker Jay Urias shuts down the Saddleback offense during the Bulldogs' 3-1 win in the first round of CIF Division 2 playoffs Tuesday.
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