Ogre


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ogre

(in folklore) a giant, usually given to eating human flesh

Ogre

 

a city; center of Ogre Raion, Latvian SSR. Situated on the Daugava (Zapadnaia Dvina) River at the point where the Ogre River empties into it. Railroad station on the Riga-Moscow line, 37 km southeast of Riga. Population, 20,700 (1973). Ogre has a knitwear combine, a plastics plant, and a cardboard factory.

REFERENCE

Saks, G. Gorod Ogre i ego okrestnosti. Riga, 1957.

Ogre

 

a river in the Latvian SSR, a right tributary of the Daugava (Zapadnaia Dvina) River. It is 176 km long and drains an area of 1,700 sq km. It originates in the Vidzeme Upland and flows through the Central Latvian Lowland. The river is fed by mixed sources. The mean flow rate 20 km from the river’s mouth is 17.7 cu m per sec. The Ogre freezes over in December and thaws at the end of March or early April.

What does it mean when you dream about an ogre?

An ogre in a dream may symbolize authority issues related to discipline in one’s business or personal life. Alternatively, this symbol may represent being an “ogre” to oneself through constant self-criticism. (See also Monster).

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Le Roi des aulnes opens a new perspective on the archetype of the Ogre; Tournier suggests that the Ogre, far from being an allen force menacing societies from the exterior, is a creature of immanence.
Suddenly Shrek finds himself in an alternate universe where Fiona is the leader of an underground movement of ogres, good friend Donkey (Murphy) no longer recognises him, and legendary assassin Puss In Boots (Banderas) has piled on the pounds to become a lazy house cat.
Suddenly, Shrek finds himself in an alternate universe where Fiona is the leader of an underground movement of ogres, good friend Donkey (Murphy) no longer recognises him and legendary assassin Puss In Boots (Banderas) has piled on the pounds to become a lazy house cat.
The story of an ogre (Mike Myers) fighting for his land and winning Princess Fiona (Cameron Diaz) captured hearts the world over and won the inaugural best animation Oscar in 2002.
Sarah and Freddie get ready to tackle Spiderwick's ogres...using Mr Muscle; Jen gives it laldy in The Cottage
Ogre D'Estruval was a second winner for trainer Yvonne Dunleavy, who is based in Turloughmore, County Galway.
The loveable ogre, voiced by Mike Myers, was presented with the kilt ahead of the UK premiere of Shrek The Third.
A big fat ogre is delighted with his catch--a wolf, a girl, and a cake.
"Modern fairy tales with a twist" might be a more accurate summary of what's cooking in this cauldron: a talking doll who saves a girl and her brother from the "Goblin Market"-like lure of the wickedly seductive mall; a crack-hitting little match girl; a guitar hero Jack confronting a music promoter ogre named B.
In fact this is the best story of its type I have read since The Gold Ogre by Kenneth Robeson, a novel of the Doc Savage series of the 1930s-40s pulp era, that also featured a group of juvenile protagonists.
While fans of the green ogre Shrek queue up to get a glimpse of some of the actors who voice the film when it has its official star-studded launch in London later this month, Wales has been picked to host a similar event.