Definition of dreaming spires in English:
A name for the city of Oxford.
- We simply don't know, not even the inhabitants of the dreaming spires.
- In 1958, country singing Rhodes Scholar Kris Kristofferson completed his education in the city of dreaming spires.
- Not that the Edinburgh University-educated Chancellor is frightened to take on the dreaming spires on his own.
From ‘ Thyrsis’ (1866), a poem by Matthew Arnold.
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