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a Russian measure of length equal to about seven English feet
Origin: [Russ. sajene.]
Sagene is a district of the city of Oslo, Norway. The area became part of the city of Oslo in 1859. The name Sagene itself is the plural of the Norwegian word for "saw", reflecting all the old industrial mechanical saws powered by the river Akerselva in this area in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
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