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



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.


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



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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The show starts with grumpy ogre Shrek (Jake Small), setting off on a journey to reclaim his swamp after the ambitious Lord forces some of the most loved characters from the world of fairytales onto it.
When they arrive, it becomes clear that the ogre is on the verge of a nervous breakdown, exhausted from all the requests to be transformed.
As troop levels are reduced over the coming years, OGRE and its variants will act as force multipliers for warfighters, offering constant protection without the need for additional personnel.
Ryan Everett Wood gave us a balanced Shrek who walked the line between ogre and sophisticated (albeit green) hero quite dashingly.
Marketing and digital director at Thomson, Jeremy Ellis, said: 'As with the rest of our Me Again campaign, we wanted to develop a range of creative marketing communications that are engaging, industry leading and supports our Simon the Ogre advertising programme.
Ashley, who found fame when she beat 10,000 girls to become a finalist in BBC One's search for Nancy in I'd Do Anything, takes on the roles of Mama Ogre and Mama Bear, and a bit more when the need arises, in the smash hit musical in London's Drury Lane.
Ogden the Ogre has grown portly; 'his jimjams had grown far too short and too tight'.
It was, indeed, an inarticulate Syrian ogre that greeted the decision of the Arab League, traditionally a generous assemblage of ogres, to suspend Syria's membership in the organization.
This is the story of an ogre so awful that the villagers cower in terror underneath tables when he is afoot.
Supermarket staff painted themselves green and donned comical facial deformities in tribute to the good-natured ogre, who famously resembles Wayne Rooney's better-looking younger brother.
At his lowest ebb, Shrek meets the conniving Rumpelstiltskin (Walt Dohrn), who offers a tantalising deal: he will gift Shrek one whole day as a scary ogre, just like before, if the father signs away one day of his childhood.