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1. A city of east-central England north-northeast of London. It is the site of the University of Cambridge, established in the 1200s.
2. A city of eastern Massachusetts on the Charles River opposite Boston. Settled in 1630 as New Towne, it is known for its research and educational facilities, including Harvard University (founded in 1636), Radcliffe College (founded 1879, now part of Harvard), and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1861).
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1. (Placename) a city in E England, administrative centre of Cambridgeshire, on the River Cam: centred around the university, founded in the 12th century: electronics, biotechnology. Pop: 117 717 (2001). Medieval Latin name: Cantabrigia
2. (Placename) short for Cambridgeshire
3. (Placename) a city in the US, in E Massachusetts: educational centre, with Harvard University (1636) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Pop: 101 587 (2003 est)
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(ˈkeɪm brɪdʒ)

1. a city in Cambridgeshire, in E England: famous university founded in 12th century. 113,800.
2. a city in E Massachusetts, near Boston. 90,290.
4. a city in SE Ontario, in S Canada. 79,920.
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Noun1.Cambridge - a university in England
Cambridge - a city in eastern England on the River Cam; site of Cambridge University
2.Cambridge - a city in Massachusetts just to the north of Boston; site of Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Harvard, Harvard University - a university in Massachusetts
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT - an engineering university in Cambridge
Bay State, Massachusetts, Old Colony, MA - a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies
3.Cambridge - a city in eastern England on the River Cam; site of Cambridge University
Cambridge, Cambridge University - a university in England
England - a division of the United Kingdom
Cantabrigian - a resident of Cambridge
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Having run out of cash and believing capture was imminent, he shot himself in the head in an air-raid shelter at Christ's Pieces Park on April Fool's Day.
Since the Cambridge trial at Christ's Pieces in the town in 2013, the Surrey based company has said they have seen a surge in interest from local authorities looking to cut lighting costs and their carbon footprint.
The technology is being used at Christ's Pieces and the city council has said it could adopt the path elsewhere.