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Oslo

[ oz-loh, os-; Norwegian oos-loo ]
/ ˈɒz loʊ, ˈɒs-; Norwegian ˈʊs lʊ /
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noun
a seaport in and the capital of Norway, in the SE part, at the head of Oslo Fiord.
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Formerly Christiania.
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British Dictionary definitions for Oslo

Oslo
/ (ˈɒzləʊ, Norwegian ˈuslu) /

noun
the capital and chief port of Norway, in the southeast at the head of Oslo Fjord (an inlet of the Skagerrak): founded in about 1050; university (1811); a major commercial and industrial centre, producing about a quarter of Norway's total output. Pop: 521 886 (2004 est)Former name: (1624–1877) Christiania, (1877–1924) Kristiania
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Cultural definitions for Oslo

Oslo

Capital of Norway and largest city in the country, located at the head of a fjord on Norway's southern coast; Norway's main port and chief commercial, industrial, and transportation center.

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