Definition of oz 

(Entry 1 of 3)

ounce; ounces

Oz

noun
\ˈäz \

Definition of Oz (Entry 2 of 3)

: an ideal or fantastical place a wacky Oz of a restaurant, an amiable blend of foolishness and innocence and freshness— Colman Andrews

Oz

biographical name
\ˈäz, ˈōz\

Definition of Oz (Entry 3 of 3)

Amos 1939–     born Amos Klausner Israeli writer

First Known Use of oz

Noun

1931, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for oz

Abbreviation

obsolete Italian onza (now oncia)

Noun

from Oz, mythical land in a series of books by L. Frank Baum

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English Language Learners Definition of Oz

 (Entry 1 of 2)

—used as a name for Australia

Oz

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Oz (Entry 2 of 2)

—used as a name for Australia

Kids Definition of oz.

1 ounce

2 ounces

Medical Definition of oz 

ounce; ounces

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