Christiania


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Chris·ti·a·ni·a

 (krĭs′tē-ăn′ē-ə, -ä′nē-ə, krĭs′chē-)
See Oslo.

chris·ti·an·i·a

 (krĭs′tē-ăn′ē-ə, -ä′nē-ə, krĭs′chē-)
n.
A christie.

[Norwegian, after Christiania (Oslo), Norway.]

Christiania

(ˌkrɪstɪˈɑːnɪə)
n
(Placename) a former name (1624–1877) of Oslo

Os•lo

(ˈɒz loʊ, ˈɒs-)

n.
the capital of Norway, in the SE part, at the head of Oslo Fjord. 453,700. Formerly, Christiania.
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Noun1.Christiania - the capital and largest city of NorwayChristiania - the capital and largest city of Norway; the country's main port; located at the head of a fjord on Norway's southern coast
Kingdom of Norway, Noreg, Norge, Norway - a constitutional monarchy in northern Europe on the western side of the Scandinavian Peninsula; achieved independence from Sweden in 1905
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Harling had lived in Christiania until she was ten years old.
Ay got a vife an' kid for my own by Christiania an' Ay couldn't bear for to see them separated an' in Rokoff's hands any more.
From the bustle of the city centre to the idyllic docks and the edgy Christiania neighbourhood, Copenhagen is whatever you want it to be.
A previous name of the city of Oslo is also the name of a neighbourhood answers Flags 10 17th, The 9 Stadium, greyhound A8 O'Neill, Eugene 7 Christiania, 6 Skiing, 5 O'Hare, 4 Bone, 3 Cash, Johnny 2 Qatar, 1 questions: 10 Rowland Kelly I: AM WHO Awordwise: 1891 impossipuzzles: 1993 WHEN: REMEMBER 1707 London; House, Clarence Carey; Fall; The WHEN: WHERE WH| WHO
Residents of the 'free town' of Christiania in Copenhagen began tearing down cannabis-selling booths on its main street on Friday, two days after a shooting incident rocked one of Denmark's favourite tourist attractions.
Lukas grew up in the Copenhagen hippie commune of Christiania.
Which European city was called Christiania from 1624-1924?
As for the best skate spot, I'd say Leipzig, Germany and Christiania in Denmark.
Both Ola Teige ('Friends, Brokers and the King: A Norwegian Merchant's Informal Political Networks in Copenhagen in the Early Eighteenth Century') and Bard Frydenlund ('The Value of Friendship in Trade and Political Networks: An Interactive View of the Late Eighteenth-Century Urban Elite of Christiania') provide case studies, of an individual and a family respectively, dealing in both cases with very wealthy Christiania timber merchants.
Prior to that, he was a member of the executive management in Nordea Bank AB (publ), group president and CEO of Christiania Bank og Kreditkasse and held varied positions in the Aker Norcem Group of which five years as Group President and CEO.