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Oise (river, Belgium and France)

Oise, river, 186 mi (299 km) long, rising in the Ardennes Mts., S Belgium, and flowing through N France generally SW past Compiègne to join the Seine River near Pontoise. Navigable for most of its length, the Oise is an important transportation route; canals link it with the Aisne, Sambre, and Thérain rivers.

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Oise (department, France)

Oise (wäz), department (1990 pop. 733,200), N France, in Picardy. Beauvais is the capital.

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