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noun ox·ford \ˈäks-fərd\

Definition of oxford

  1. 1 :  a low shoe laced or tied over the instep

  2. 2 :  a soft durable cotton or synthetic fabric made in plain or basket weaves —called also oxford cloth

Origin and Etymology of oxford

Oxford, England


First Known Use: 1886


Oxford

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geographical name Ox·ford \ˈäks-fərd\

Definition of Oxford

  1. city S cen England ∗ of Oxfordshire pop 109,000

Oxfordian

play \äks-ˈfȯr-dē-ən\ adjective or noun

Variants of oxford

or Medieval Latin

Oxonia

play \äk-ˈsō-nē-ə\

OXFORD Defined for English Language Learners

oxford

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noun ox·ford \ˈäks-fərd\

Definition of oxford for English Language Learners

  • : a low shoe usually made of leather and fastened with laces

  • : soft, strong cotton usually used for making shirts

  • : a shirt made of oxford


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