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 (ōl′dən-bûrg′, -bo͝ork′)
A city of northwest Germany west of Bremen. First mentioned in 1108, it was chartered in 1345. It is now an industrial and transportation center.
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(ˈəʊldənˌbɜːɡ; German ˈɔldənbʊrk)
1. (Placename) a city in NW Germany, in Lower Saxony: former capital of Oldenburg state. Pop: 158 340 (2003 est)
2. (Placename) a former state of NW Germany: became part of Lower Saxony in 1946


(Biography) Claes (klɔːs). born 1929, US pop sculptor and artist, born in Sweden
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(ˈoʊl dənˌbɜrg)

1. a former state in NW Germany, now part of Lower Saxony.
2. a city in Lower Saxony, in NW Germany. 149,691.
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Noun1.Oldenburg - United States sculptor (born in Sweden); a leader of the pop art movement who was noted for giant sculptures of common objects (born in 1929)
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To date, the film has been screened at festivals in India, North America, Luxembourg, Belgium and Hong Kong and also picked up nominations at the 'European Sundance' in Oldenburg, Germany - the first Welsh-language feature to do so.
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A century after the end of the Battle of Loos in the First World War, students from the Academy of English in Oldenburg, Germany, and its partner institution, High Arcal School in Sedgley, took part in the second of a series of annual Anglo-German Services of Remembrance and Reconciliation.
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