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Os·lo

 (ŏz′lō, ŏs′-)
The capital and largest city of Norway, in the southeast part of the country at the head of the Oslo Fjord, a deep inlet of the Skagerrak. Founded c. 1050, Oslo became the capital of the country in 1299. Christian IV (1577-1648; reigned 1588-1648) rebuilt the city and renamed it Christiania, a name it retained until 1925.

Oslo

(ˈɒzləʊ; Norwegian ˈuslu)
n
(Placename) the capital and chief port of Norway, in the southeast at the head of Oslo Fjord (an inlet of the Skagerrak): founded in about 1050; university (1811); a major commercial and industrial centre, producing about a quarter of Norway's total output. Pop: 521 886 (2004 est). Former name: Christiania (1624–1877) or Kristiania (1877–1924)

Os•lo

(ˈɒz loʊ, ˈɒs-)

n.
the capital of Norway, in the SE part, at the head of Oslo Fjord. 453,700. Formerly, Christiania.
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Noun1.Oslo - the capital and largest city of NorwayOslo - the capital and largest city of Norway; the country's main port; located at the head of a fjord on Norway's southern coast
Kingdom of Norway, Noreg, Norge, Norway - a constitutional monarchy in northern Europe on the western side of the Scandinavian Peninsula; achieved independence from Sweden in 1905
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[ˈɒzləʊ] NOslo m

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