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An unreal, magical, often bizarre place: regarded New York City as the Oz of the Northeast.
[After the fantasy land Oz, created by L. Frank Baum in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and other novels.]
[Alteration of Aus(tralian).]
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Abbreviation of ounce
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|Noun||1.||oz. - a unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound or 16 drams or 28.349 grams|
avoirdupois unit - any of the units of the avoirdupois system of weights
dram - 1/16 ounce or 1.771 grams
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