Pronunciation: (kris"chē-an'ē-u, -ä'nē-u, kris"tē-), [key]
1. former name of Oslo.
2. (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.
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