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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • 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.

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

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  • noun 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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Examples

  • 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

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    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, 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 ...

    Clarence B. Jones: War and Peace

  • 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.

    Reuters: Top News

  • 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.

    Reuters: Top News

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

    China Post Online - Taiwan , News , Taiwan newspaper

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

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