Oxbridge

adjective
Ox·​bridge | \ ˈäks-ˌbrij How to pronounce Oxbridge (audio) \

Definition of Oxbridge

: of, relating to, or characteristic of Oxford and Cambridge Universities — compare plateglass, redbrick sense 2

First Known Use of Oxbridge

1955, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Oxbridge

Oxford + Cambridge

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The first known use of Oxbridge was in 1955

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“Oxbridge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oxbridge. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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Oxbridge

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of Oxbridge

British : of or relating to Oxford and Cambridge Universities

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