- a river in W Europe, flowing SW from S Belgium through N France to the Seine, near Paris. 186 miles (300 km) long.
- a department in N France. 2273 sq. mi. (5885 sq. km). Capital: Beauvais.
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Examples from the Web for oise
There was never any mistake about the Oise, as a matter of fact.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition
Robert Louis Stevenson
But between the Oise and Arras we were holding our own only with difficulty.World's War Events, Vol. I
From a wilding noted in 1862 by the cur of Breteuil, Oise, Fr.The Pears of New York
U. P. Hedrick
I did sing to them the song La Nonette sings as it goes on its way to Oise.The Story of Opal
Oise, a river which flows into the Seine, from the north, not far below Paris.Chaucer's Works, Volume 3 (of 7)
- a department of N France, in Picardy region. Capital: Beauvais. Pop: 776 999 (2003 est). Area: 5887 sq km (2296 sq miles)
- a river in N France, rising in Belgium, in the Ardennes, and flowing southwest to join the Seine at Conflans. Length: 302 km (188 miles)
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