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
References in classic literature ?
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.
I rounded off my trip with a wander into the unique area of Freetown Christiania, an autonomous hippy neighbourhood full of colourful buildings and even more colourful characters.
We paid a quick visit to the infamous Christiania, once a beacon of a counterculture lifestyle but now offering very little other than homemade jewellery and outdated drug cliches, so we moved on.
Rooms with a view Valloire has a wide range of family-friendly chalets, B&Bs and hotels like the central Christiania.
Which European city was called Christiania from 1624-1924?
Once we had done a quick drive by, he told us about a small town called Christania Christiania, also known as Freetown Christiania ( Danish: Fristaden Christiania) is a self- proclaimed autonomous neighbourhood of about 850 residents, covering 34 hectares ( 84 acres) in the borough of Christianshavn in the Danish capital Copenhagen.
London, and 1997 he became Global Head of Trading, FX and Options at Christiania (now Nordea) in New York before joining UBS in New York in 1999 as the Executive Director in the Global Proprietary Trading Group.
Christiania is a bohemian, somewhat hippie-style and somewhat controversial artsy district that is reluctant to recognize Danish laws.
In 1997, he became Global Head of Trading, FX and Options at Christiania (now Nordea) in New York until he joined UBS in New York in 1999 as the Executive Director in the Global Proprietary Trading Group.
Anarchic models include Christiania, the Freetown of Denmark.