Cantabrigian

noun

Can·​ta·​brig·​i·​an ˌkan-tə-ˈbri-j(ē-)ən How to pronounce Cantabrigian (audio)
1
: a student or graduate of Cambridge University
2
: a native or resident of Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cantabrigian adjective

Word History

Etymology

Medieval Latin Cantabrigia Cambridge

First Known Use

circa 1540, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Cantabrigian was circa 1540

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“Cantabrigian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cantabrigian. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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