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Oslo (ˈɒzləʊ Pronunciation for Oslo ; Norwegian ˈuslu) 

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noun

  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

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