Oxonian


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Ox·o·ni·an

 (ŏk-sō′nē-ən)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of Oxford or Oxford University.
n.
1. A native or inhabitant of Oxford.
2. A person who studies or has studied at Oxford University.

[From Medieval Latin Oxōnia, Oxford, from Old English Oxnaford : oxena, genitive pl. of oxa, ox + ford, ford; see ford.]

Oxonian

(ɒkˈsəʊnɪən)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to Oxford or Oxford University
n
1. (Education) a member of Oxford University
2. (Placename) an inhabitant or native of Oxford

Ox•o•ni•an

(ɒkˈsoʊ ni ən)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to Oxford, England, or to Oxford University.
n.
2. a student or graduate of Oxford University.
3. a native or inhabitant of Oxford.
[1530–40; < Medieval Latin Oxoni(a)]

Oxonian

A student or former student of Oxford University.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Oxonian - a native or resident of Oxford
Oxford - a city in southern England to the northwest of London; site of Oxford University
English person - a native or inhabitant of England
Adj.1.Oxonian - of or pertaining to or characteristic of Oxford University; "Oxonian education"
2.Oxonian - of or pertaining to or characteristic of the city of Oxford, England, or its inhabitants; "his Oxonian neighbors"; "Oxonian bookstores"
Translations

Oxonian

[ɒkˈsəʊnɪən]
A. ADJoxoniense
B. Noxoniense mf

Oxonian

nOxfordstudent(in) m(f)
adjder Oxforder Universität angehörend
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The future of phonetics rests probably with his pupils, who all swore by him; but nothing could bring the man himself into any sort of compliance with the university, to which he nevertheless clung by divine right in an intensely Oxonian way.
A dark-blue oar crossed with a cherry-pink one above his mantel-piece spoke of the old Oxonian and Leander man, while the foils and boxing-gloves above and below them were the tools of a man who had won supremacy with each.
Still, by way of punishing her elder nephew, Miss Crawley persisted in being gracious to the young Oxonian.
On Dec 6, Mr Aiyar hosted a dinner in his New Delhi home for the visiting ex-foreign minister of Pakistan Khurshid Kasuri, a fellow Oxonian.
One would like to hope so; however, we cannot help but wonder if American law students, much less undergraduates majoring in public policy or political science, are comparatively better prepared than their Oxonian counterparts to analyze analogous American institutional questions concerning, for example, the basis of reapportionment, the institutional actors responsible for redistricting, or the growth of executive power and the possible limits thereto.
Married in 1950s to fluffy-haired embalmed sprite and fellow Oxonian John Bayley.
Whatever the source of his schooling it was sufficiently good to gain him entry into All Souls College around 1525 where, as the English antiquary Anthony a' Wood put it, he "first saluted the Oxonian Muses".
Here the roll calls the learned To degrees of mountain excellence Makerere waves Oxonian flags And slides forward with precision" "There is no rush to close leaden eyes that pry into distant stars The melodies of the spheres are captured on Antelope road while sleep comes like a toad hopping from an animal cover on a bed snoring symphonies .
Thermodynamics and kinetics of diffusion in solids, 1985, Oxonian Press, NY.
However, as I indicate above, even leaving aside those two texts that constitute Sloane, Booklet 2, plainly post factum because inserted within the completed Booklet 1, and not readily to be aligned with any other activity in the volume, producing Sloane required a number of exemplars, in addition to the Oxonian BNF lat.
The title page of Thomas Little's Confessions of an Oxonian (1826) features this epigraph from Byron: "The world will wonder at two things; that I should have had so much to confess; and that I should have confessed so much.
Like other sensitive young men in Hardy, Jude as he grows older tries to improve himself by way of the distinctly Oxonian medium of culture--though despite the attraction to Oxford Jude's ambitions are translated into the modest goals of becoming a teacher or clergyman.