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Line breaks: Oxfam
Pronunciation: /ˈɒksfam

Definition of Oxfam in English:

A British charity founded in Oxford in 1942, dedicated to helping victims of famine and natural disasters as well as raising living standards in developing countries.


from Ox(ford Committee for) Fam(ine Relief).

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