Ulvrar. See Alwak.
Umbal'la, or Amba'la, a city of the Punjab, 150 miles N. by W. of Delhi. The new part of the town has straight, wide roads, and a handsome church, club-house, and hotels. It is an important railway junction. The cantonment is 4 miles SE. Pop. (1901) 78,638.
Umrit'sir. See Amritsar.
Unalash'ka. See Aleutian Islands.
Ungava, the Canadian district that includes most of Labrador (q.v.) peninsula.
United Provinces. See Holland.
Unterwalden (Oonterval'den), one of the four 'Forest Cantons' of Switzerland, forms part of the hill country round the Lake of Lucerne; area, 295 sq. m.; population, 30,000. It is divided into two parts, Upper and Lower; the capital of the Obwald is Sarnen, and of the Nidwald Stanz. See Sowerby's Forest Cantons (1892).
Uper'nivik. See Greenland.
Uphall, the parish containing Broxburn (q.v.).
Upolu (Oo'poloo). See Samoa.
Uppingham, a market town of Rutland, 2 1/2 miles WNW. of Seaton by a branch-line (1894), 12 SW. of Stamford, and 83 NNW. of London. The parish church, of which Jeremy Taylor was rector, was mainly rebuilt in 1861; but the feature of Uppingham is its public school, founded in 1584 by Archdeacon Robert Johnson (1540-1625). With an endowment of only £1000 a year, it owes its development from a mere grammar-school to Edward Thring, its headmaster from 1853 to 1887. He found it with only 25 boarders, and, left it with 330; and to him was due the build-ing of the great schoolroom, chapel, gymnasium, swimming-bath, etc. Pop. 2559. See the Century Magazine for September 1888.
Ural (Ooral), 'a river of Russia, rises on the E. side of the Urals in Orenburg government, and runs 1450 miles SSW. to the Caspian, being practically the boundary between Europe and Asia. For the Ural Mountains, see Russia, p. 603.