Ox·​bridge ˈäks-ˌbrij How to pronounce Oxbridge (audio)
: of, relating to, or characteristic of Oxford and Cambridge Universities compare plateglass, redbrick sense 2

Word History


Oxford + Cambridge

First Known Use

1955, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 24 May. 2024.

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