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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.


(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)


(ˌœ rəˈbru)

a city in S Sweden. 119,066.
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According to Lennart Hardell, a Swedish oncologist and professor at Orebro University Hospital in Orebro, Sweden, there is a five-fold increase in brain cancer rates among children and teenagers who use cell phones.
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Ake was born September 24, 1938 in Orebro, Sweden and received degrees in Chemical Engineering from the Orebro Technical Institute and the Royal Technical Institute in Stockholm.
According to the company's Tuesday's announcement, it was reducing capacity at its plant in Orebro, Sweden, due to low demand for its services from the mining industry.
Industrial group Atlas Copco (STO: ATCOA) announced on Tuesday the reduction of capacity at its facility in Orebro, Sweden.
doctoral student, Institute for Health and Medicine, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Orebro University, S-701 82 Orebro, Sweden, and Audiological Research Centre, University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden; e-mail: <moa.
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