Definition of Oxbridge in English:

Oxbridge

Syllabification: Ox·bridge
Pronunciation: /ˈäksˌbrij
 
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noun

  • Oxford and Cambridge universities regarded together: [as modifier]: Oxbridge colleges
    More example sentences
    • 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.

Origin

mid 19th century: blend of Oxford and Cambridge.

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