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A city of south-central Sweden west of Stockholm. Known since the 11th century, it has often been the site of national assemblies.
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(Swedish œːrəˈbruː)
(Placename) a town in S Sweden: one of Sweden's oldest towns; scene of the election of Jean Bernadotte as heir to the throne in 1810. Pop: 126 940 (2004 est)
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(ˌœ rəˈbru)

a city in S Sweden. 119,066.
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The Orebro star, an unused substitute in Sunday's Coca-Cola Cup final defeat, has come to the end of his short-term deal at Tannadice.
It may be early to talk about relegation with only 12 games of the season gone, but Orebro find themselves seven points from safety and the fact that they and GAIS have posted ten draws between them goes some way towards explaining their predicament.
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