- German name of Saaremaa.
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The island of Oesel in the sea, bordering upon the north of Livonia, was subdued with the same rapidity.
An archipelago of islands, of which Dag is the largest, belongs to this government (Oesel belongs to Livonia).
Our naval forces had encounters with Russian destroyers and gungoats north of Oesel.
The Starckens of the Island of Oesel also use the like as armes parlantes; the field in this case is or.A Complete Guide to Heraldry
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