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Capital of Norway   /kˈæpətəl əv nˈɔrwˌeɪ/   Listen
Capital of Norway

noun
1.
The capital and largest city of Norway; the country's main port; located at the head of a fjord on Norway's southern coast.  Synonyms: Christiania, Oslo.






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"Capital of Norway" Quotes from Famous Books



... for the most part are broad and roughly paved. Very little of characteristic style is observable in the costume of the citizens. Plainness of dress, simple and primitive manners, and good nature, are the leading traits of the Norwegians. Christiania is the modern capital of Norway, and was founded by Christian IV. of Denmark, near the site of the ancient capital of Osloe, which was founded in 1058 by King Harold Hardraade. Some of the old buildings still remain in a state of good preservation; but the chief interest of the city consists ...
— The Land of Thor • J. Ross Browne



Words linked to "Capital of Norway" :   national capital, Kingdom of Norway, Norge, Norway, port, Noreg



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