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Oslo (ˈɒzləʊ Pronunciation for Oslo ; Norwegian ˈuslu) 



  1. 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: (1624–1877) Christiania, (1877–1924) Kristiania

Example Sentences Including 'Oslo'

Do you know, there was no alcoholic refreshment on the plane from Oslo ?
Barnard, Robert Death in Purple Prose
Every evening Oslo 's sailing community came down to the harbour to stroll among their boats.
Ben Nimmo IN FORKBEARD'S WAKE: Coasting Round Scandinavia (2003)
He's respected by Washington and has credibility with many Israeli leaders because of his key role during the Oslo peace talks.
Globe and Mail (2003)
Montgomery, who runs tomorrow against Maurice Greene, logged the year's best men's 100m time of 10.84, in Oslo.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
Palestinian officials were first off the mark yesterday, insisting Abu Abbas is immune from prosecution under the Oslo peace agreements.
Globe and Mail (2003)
She had first read this essay when Max had given her the book in Norway, at the environmental conference just outside Oslo.
Appiganesi, Lisa Dreams of Innocence
The conference had taken place in a large hotel just outside Oslo.
Appiganesi, Lisa Dreams of Innocence
The fate of the hotel mirrors the economic failure of Oslo.
Independent (1998)
Two men who robbed an Oslo art gallery in Norway, managed to steal Edvard Munch's masterpiece The Scream straight off the wall.
Megastar (2004)


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