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U2

Irish rock group formed in Dublin in 1977. U2 became one of the most popular and successful rock bands of the 1980s and 1990s, managing to sustain

Uccello, Paolo (1397 - 1475)

Florentine painter. He was one of the first to experiment with perspective, though his love of detail, decorative colour, and graceful line remains

Udmurt Republic

( ʊd'mʊrt, Rus. ʊdmurt' ) or Udmurtia, constituent republic (1990 pop. 1,620,000), 16,255 sq mi (42,100 sq km), European Russia, in the forested

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Uganda

( yugän'də, ugän'dä ), officially Republic of Uganda, republic (2005 est. pop. 27,269,000), 91,133 sq mi (236,036 sq km), E central Africa. It borders

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Ugarit

( ugərēt' ), ancient city, capital of the Ugarit kingdom, W Syria, on the Mediterranean coast N of modern Latakia. Although the name of this city was

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Ukraine

( yu'krān, yukrān' ), Ukr. Ukraina, republic (2005 est. pop. 47,425,000), 232,046 sq mi (601,000 sq km), E Europe. It borders on Poland in the

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Ukrainian language

45,000,000 SPEAKERS Ukraine One of the Eastern slavonic languages, Ukrainian has a longer history than Russian. Formerly the second largest language

ulcer

open sore or circumscribed erosion, usually slow to heal, on the skin or mucous membranes. It may develop as a result of injury; because of a

Ulcerative colitis

What Is It? Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory disease. It usually begins in the rectum, then worsens to involve some or all of the large

Ulm

( ʊlm ), city (1994 pop. 114,839), Baden-Württemberg, S Germany, on the Danube (Donau) River. It is an active river port, rail junction, and