Uniform Resource Identifier / Uniform Resource Locator. A URL is the http://… web address of some page or resource. When a URL is used in linked data as the identifier for some object, it is not strictly a locator for the object (e.g. http://dbpedia.org/page/Paris is the location of a document about Paris, but not of Paris itself), so in this context it is referred to as a URI.

Source: ODH

URI - Uniform Resource Identifier. A string that uniquely identifies virtually anything, including a physical building or more abstract concepts such as colours. It may or may not be resolvable on the web.

Source: W3C — http://www.w3.org/TR/ld-glossary/#uniform-resource-identifier

URL - Uniform resource locator. A global identifier commonly called a web address. A URL is resolvable on the web. All HTTP URLs are URIs; however, not all URIs are URLs.

Source: W3C — http://www.w3.org/TR/ld-glossary/#uniform-resource-locator

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