Obo is a city in the Central African Republic. Obo or OBO may also refer to:


As an acronym

  • Open Biomedical Ontologies, an activity aimed at creation of controlled vocabularies across biological and medical domains
  • Oxford Bibliographies Online, [1] an online resource offering a library of discipline-focused, online guides to the essential literature published by Oxford University Press
  • Ore-bulk-oil carrier, a merchant vessel capable of shipping any of these cargoes in air-tight holds
  • "Or best offer", a frequently-used abbreviation in classified advertising
  • "On behalf of", an abbreviation used e.g. in legal documents
  • "Over-by-Over", an update service provided by the Guardian Online, occasionally commenting on the action of whichever England cricket match is currently in progress.

As a code


  • Obo Addy (1936—), a Ghanaian drummer and dancer
  • Eric Obo, a vocalist/guitarist for the Swedish rock band The Carnation


  • Alternative spelling of ovoo (Mongolian: овоо, heap), a type of shamanistic cairn found in Mongolia.
  • Obolensky, "Obo" has been used as a nickname for several of the princely family Obolensky:
  • Prince Alexander Sergeevich Obolensky Member of the Rurik Dynasty (1916—1940), "(...) The Prince of Long Eaton, The Student Prince, and more prosaically 'Obo'(...)" [2]
  • Prince Serge Obolensky (1890 - 1978), Sergei (Serge) Platonovich 5th Prince Obolensky-Neledinsky-Meletzky (Born at Tsarskoye Selo, was a Russian Prince and Vice Chairman of the Board of Hilton Hotels Corporation.
  • Prince Ivan Sergeievich Obolensky (1925-)
  • Prince Alexander Sergeevich Obolensky (1916—1940)
  • Prince Wladimir Obolensky-Randlkofer, P.D. Dr. (1932-1991)
  • Prince Anatol Michailovitch Obolensky (1988-)
  • Prince Dmitriy Dmitrievich Obolensky (1918-2001), son of Prince Dimitri Alexandrovich Obolensky (1882-1964) and Countess Maria Shuvalov (1894-1973)

Obolensky Memorial at Ipswich, UK. Obolensky Memorial, Prince Obolensky Memorial Project, Daily Telegraph

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