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Oral

Oral

[awr-uhl, ohr-]
Oral, formerly Uralsk, city (1989 pop. 199,835), NW Kazakhstan, on the Ural River. Among its industries are the repair of agricultural equipment, grain processing, and tanning. It was founded as Uralsk in 1622 by the Ural Cossacks, who fought with Stenka Razin in the uprising of 1667 and against the Bolsheviks in 1918-19. It was an important trade center on the border of European Russia and Kazakhstan.
The word oral may refer to:

As an adjective:

  • the mouth.
  • speech communication as opposed to writing.
  • oral schools use oralism to teach the deaf.
  • oral stage, Sigmund Freud's name for a child's development during the first 0 to 18 months of life, in which an infant's pleasure centers are in the mouth.
  • oral sex

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