Origin of uluEskimo
nounpl. u·lus, or u·los
An Inuit or Yupik knife having an arched blade fixed to a central handle, used especially for skinning, chopping, and carving.
Origin of uluInuit
- It includes Kilauea, one of the most active volcanoes in the world as well as Mauna Loa and Mauna Ulu.
- About the middle of the town is the largest mosque, Ulu Cam' (parts of it probably pre-Islamic), which probably occupies the site of the Christian church reckoned by the early Mahommedan writers as one of the wonders of the world.
- The Great Mosque, Ulu Jami, formerly a Christian church, occupies the site of a Sassanian palace and was built with materials from an older palace, probably that of Tigranes II.
- In the hill-country south of the lake are two forest tribes, Orang-ulu and Orang-lubu, pure savages of whom practically nothing is known, affiliated by most authorities to the Battas.