Definition of Oxbridge in English:


Line breaks: Ox|bridge
Pronunciation: /ˈɒksbrɪdʒ


Oxford and Cambridge universities regarded together: [as modifier]: Oxbridge colleges
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  • The Oxbridge postgraduate community is much more mixed and meritocratic than the undergraduate body.
  • There was the Oxbridge model: residential, tutorial, character-forming.
  • The exceptions are the Oxbridge people who exercise so much power in the universities, the civil service and political life.


mid 19th century: blend of Oxford1 and Cambridge.

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