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Oxbridge

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Oxbridge general term for an ancient and prestigious and privileged university (especially Oxford University or Cambridge University)
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Usage

In literature:

Pen had passed a few days with his uncle at the Major's lodgings, in Bury Street, before they set out for Oxbridge.
"The History of Pendennis" by William Makepeace Thackeray
The times of the various trials, too, have in every instance given a distinct advantage to Oxbridge.
"Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 100, March 21, 1891" by Various
My other appointment is at 22 Oxbridge Terrace.
"The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes" by Israel Zangwill
Why he came to Oxbridge I cannot say.
"Masques & Phases" by Robert Ross
He was right pleasant and facetious all the miry way 'twixt Acton and Oxbridge.
"William Shakespeare as he lived." by Henry Curling
Pen had passed a few days with his uncle at the major's lodgings, in Bury-street, before they set out for Oxbridge.
"A History of Pendennis, Volume 1" by William Makepeace Thackeray
The freedoms of Oxbridge had enlarged her imagination until that seemed an almost unendurably irksome prospect.
"Marriage" by H. G. Wells
Visit from Oxbridge friend.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 93, October 15th 1887" by Various
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In news:

Dover, England Three hundred years ago, wealthy young Englishmen began taking a post-Oxbridge trek through France and Italy in search of art and culture.
Lewys Martin of Kent faces Oxbridge cyber attack charges.
Families interested in learning more about Oxbridge Academy of the Palm Beaches, the new, independent high school in West Palm Beach, are invited to attend one of the fall open houses.
Kptm.com Juilliard To Bring Renowned Jazz Workshop To Oxbridge Academy Of The Palm Beaches This Summer.
Hungry Bowl's-Drop Off Oxbridge Square 9a-noon.
Members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County enjoyed the last days of summer vacation at a "Back-to-School BBQ Bash," hosted by Oxbridge Academy of the Palm Beaches on Aug 18.
Oxbridge coach Isaiah Suggs will conduct the school's summer basketball camp program, which runs June 25-29 for girls and July 9-13 for boys.
Oxbridge Academy has added football to its sports offerings and has secured one of the area's top coaches to lead the fledgling program.
Hungry Bowl's- Drop Off Oxbridge Square 9a-noon.
The common thread in all of these movies is a working-class kid plopped into the sinister world of the Ivy League or Oxbridge elite, struggling and ultimately prevailing over his snobby peers.
Oxbridge kicks into high gear, 4-0 record.
Oxbridge Academy of the Palm Beaches kept on its winning ways with several girls' soccer victories over the course of the week.
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