Oise

[ waz ]
/ waz /

noun

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. 2,273 sq. mi. (5,885 sq. km). Capital: Beauvais.

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Oise
/ (French waz) /

noun

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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