Oise


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Oise

 (wäz)
A river rising in the Ardennes Mountains of southern Belgium and flowing about 300 km (185 mi) generally southwest to the Seine River in northern France. It is an important commercial waterway.

Oise

(French waz)
n
1. (Placename) a department of N France, in Picardy region. Capital: Beauvais. Pop: 776 999 (2003 est). Area: 5887 sq km (2296 sq miles)
2. (Placename) 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)

Oise

(waz)

n.
a river in W Europe, flowing SW from S Belgium through N France to the Seine, near Paris. 186 mi. (300 km) long.
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It was still more impossible to remain in the department of the Oise, one of the most open and strictly guarded in France; this was quite out of the question, especially to a man like Andrea, perfectly conversant with criminal matters.
Over the past three decades OISE faculty, students and staff have worked for progressive changes in local school boards, pioneered a series of ground-breaking projects through the Centre for Women's Studies and fostered critical work in the area of labour education.
Contract notice: thermographic surveys and supply of thermal profiles of roads of the departmental road network of oise
this consultation concerns the rental and maintenance of reprographic equipment and associated software for the cities of l~isle adam, Mriel, Mry-sur-oise, Parmain, Presles and the community of communes of the oise valley and three forest.
Contract notice: Renovation works of drainage basins of the departmental road network of oise