There are 2 definitions of Oxford in English:


Syllabification: Ox·ford
Pronunciation: /ˈäksfərd
1A city in central England, on the Thames River; population 146,100 (est. 2009). Oxford University is located here.
2A town in north central Mississippi, home to the University of Mississippi and associated with novelist William Faulkner; population 17,265 (est. 2008). See also Yoknapatawpha County.

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There are 2 definitions of Oxford in English:


Syllabification: ox·ford
Pronunciation: /ˈäksfərd
(also oxford)


1 (also Oxford shoe) A type of lace-up shoe with a low heel: suede Oxfords are the essential shoes for autumn
More example sentences
  • Oxford shoes convey British charm, elegance and tradition.
  • For black trousers, get black cap-toed oxford shoes.
  • I wore my slinky black pants and my girly black oxfords and had just a hint of makeup.
2 (also Oxford cloth) A heavy cotton cloth chiefly used to make shirts: [as modifier]: an Oxford shirt
More example sentences
  • His cheeks were flushed, and his Oxford shirt open at the neck.
  • Before long, the tall man in the Oxford shirt had taken her hands, and they danced with flair, the memory of those moves still intact, in their corner of the room.
  • We had a lot of ideas about our wardrobes -- there was a long discussion of pink Oxford cloth shirts.


mid 19th century: from Oxford1.

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