Oxenstierna

or Ox·en·stjer·na

[ ook-suhn-sher-nah ]
/ ˈʊk sənˌʃɛr nɑ /

noun

Count Ax·el [ahk-suhl], /ˈɑk səl/, 1583–1654, Swedish statesman.

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  • Oxenstierna returned to Sweden to gather means wherewith to continue the war.

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British Dictionary definitions for Oxenstierna

Oxenstierna

Oxenstjerna

/ (Swedish ˈuksənʃæːrna) /

noun

Count Axel (ˈaksəl). 1583–1654, Swedish statesman. He was chancellor (1612–54) and successfully directed Swedish foreign policy for most of the Thirty Years' War
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