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Oz

[oz]
noun
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oz or oz.
 
abbreviation for
ounce
 
[from Italian onza]
 
oz. or oz.
 
abbreviation for
 
[from Italian onza]

Oz (ɒz)
 
n
slang (Austral) Australia

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Oz
mythical land in L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" (1900) and sequels; according to an anecdote written by Baum in 1903, inspired by a three-drawer desktop cabinet letter file, the last drawer labeled O-Z. As Australian slang for "Australia," attested by 1983.
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oz or oz.
abbr.
ounce

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oz  
Abbreviation of ounce
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