a small port and resort in W Scotland, in Argyll and Bute on the Firth of Lorne. Pop: 8120 (2001)
/ˌɒbəˈsændʒeʊ/ noun 1. Olusegun (ɒlʊˈseɪɡən). born 1937, Nigerian politician and general; head of the military government (1976–79); president (1999–2007)
[ob-li-gah-toh; Italian awb-blee-gah-taw] /ˌɒb lɪˈgɑ toʊ; Italian ˌɔb bliˈgɑ tɔ/ Music. adjective 1. (used as a musical direction) obligatory or indispensable; so important that it cannot be omitted. noun, plural obbligatos, obbligati [ob-li-gah-tee; Italian awb-blee-gah-tee] /ˌɒb lɪˈgɑ ti; Italian ˌɔb bliˈgɑ ti/ (Show IPA) 2. an obbligato part or accompaniment. 3. a continuing or persistent […]
/ˈəʊstlə/ noun 1. Richard. 1789–1861, British social reformer; he campaigned against child labour and helped achieve the ten-hour day (1847)
[ohst-hous] /ˈoʊstˌhaʊs/ noun, plural oast-houses [ohst-hou-ziz] /ˈoʊstˌhaʊ zɪz/ (Show IPA). Chiefly British. 1. . 2. a building housing several .