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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Formerly (1624-1925) Chris·ti·a·ni·a (krĭsˌtē-ănˈē-ə, -änˈ-, krĭsˌchē-)Oslo 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 was rebuilt and renamed in 1624 by Christian IV (1577-1648; reigned 1588-1648). It has been the capital of the country since 1299. The Winter Olympics were held here in 1952. Population: 549,000.

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  • proper n. The capital and a county municipality of Norway. Formerly called Kristiania.

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  • n. the capital and largest city of Norway; the country's main port; located at the head of a fjord on Norway's southern coast

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  • OSLO, Norway -- Military and police helicopters buzzed the skies above Oslo, armed police officers stood at street corners and a ground-to-air missile defense system was installed outside town to protect against air attacks: The Norwegian capital Thursday was reminiscent of an armed camp, rather than the sedate city that honors men and women fighting for peace.

    Obama's Peace Prize Visit Brings Guns, Snipers To Oslo

  • OSLO, Norway -- Military and police helicopters buzzed the skies above Oslo, armed police officers stood at street corners and a ground-to-air missile defense system ... var news_amount = 4;

    Bill Moyers: The Land Mines Obama Won't Touch

  • OSLO, Norway -- Military and police helicopters buzzed the skies above Oslo, armed police officers stood at street corners and a ground-to-air missile defense system ... var news_amount = 1;

    Richard N. Haass: It May Have Been a Nobel Peace Prize Speech, but Obama Is No Pacifist

  • OSLO, Norway -- Military and police helicopters buzzed the skies above Oslo, armed police officers stood at street corners and a ground-to-air missile defense system ...

    Norman Solomon: Mr. President, War Is Not Peace

  • OSLO (AFP) - A Chinese contestant will take part in the Mr Gay World pageant to be held in Oslo this weekend despite Beijing's attempts to prevent him doing so, an organiser told AFP Wednesday.

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  • OSLO (Reuters) - Around 2,000 people protested in Oslo on Friday over the printing of a caricature of the Prophet Mohammad as a pig by a Norwegian newspaper.

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  • OSLO -- Thousands of people marched in Oslo late Thursday after U.S.

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  • OSLO, Dec 10 (AFP) - Thousands marched in Oslo late Thursday after US President Barack Obama accepted the Nobel Peace Prize with a speech justifying war, urging him to live up to the accolade.

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  • LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire - March 31, 2010) - Crew Gold Corporation ( "Crew" or "the Corporation") (TSX: CRU) (OSLO: CRU) today announces that the restricted period pursuant to Canadian securities laws with respect to trades in Canada of the Oslo offered shares issued on December 15, 2009, as described in the Prospectus filed with the Oslo Bors dated December 28,

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  • Rented parking in Oslo is very expensive, and just owning an auto in Norway is beyond-belief expensive (purchase cost, insurance, fuel, taxes, road toll, etc.)

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