Oldenburg(redirected from Oldenburg, Germany)
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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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Oldenburg(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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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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|Noun||1.||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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