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Chris•ti•an•i•a  (kris′chē anē ə, -änē ə, kris′tē-),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Place Namesformer name of  Oslo. 
  2. Sport(sometimes l.c.) Also called  Christie, Christy. any of several skiing turns executed in order to change direction on a downhill run or for decreasing speed or stopping, esp. a turn in which the body is swung around with the skis kept parallel.
  • 1900–05


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Christiania /ˌkrɪstɪˈɑːnɪə/ n
  1. a former name (1624–1877) of Oslo



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