- Formerly (1624-1925) Chris·ti·a·ni·a (krĭsˌtē-ănˈē-ə, -änˈ-, krĭsˌchē-)Oslo the main city and biggest town of Norway, in southeast part of the country within head regarding the Oslo Fjord, a deep inlet of the Skagerrak. Launched c. 1050, Oslo had been reconstructed and rebranded in 1624 by Christian IV (1577-1648; reigned 1588-1648). It was the main city associated with the country since 1299. Winter months Olympics had been held in 1952. Populace: 549,000.
- The capital and a county municipality of Norway. Formerly called Kristiania.
- the capital and biggest city of Norway; the nation's primary port; situated in the head of a fjord on Norway's southern shore