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Ox·ford

 (ŏks′fərd)
1. A city of south-central England on the Thames River west-northwest of London. The internationally famous Oxford University, founded in the 1100s, still dominates the city center.
2. A city of northern Mississippi south-southeast of Memphis, Tennessee. It is the seat of the University of Mississippi ("Ole Miss"), established in 1844, and was William Faulkner's home town.

Oxford

, 17th Earl of Title of Edward de Vere. 1550-1604.
English courtier and poet who is believed by some to have written Shakespeare's plays.

ox·ford

 (ŏks′fərd)
n.
1. A sturdy, low shoe that laces over the instep.
2. A cotton cloth of a tight basket weave, used primarily for shirts.

[After OxfordEngland.]

Oxford

(ˈɒksfəd)
n
1. (Placename) a city in S England, administrative centre of Oxfordshire, at the confluence of the Rivers Thames and Cherwell: Royalist headquarters during the Civil War; seat of Oxford University, consisting of 40 separate colleges, the oldest being University College (1249), and Oxford Brookes University (1993); motor-vehicle industry. Pop: 143 016 (2001).
2. (Breeds) Also called: Oxford Down a breed of sheep with middle-length wool and a dark brown face and legs
3. (Clothing & Fashion) a type of stout laced shoe with a low heel
4. (Textiles) a lightweight fabric of plain or twill weave used esp for men's shirts

Oxford

(ˈɒksfəd)
n
(Biography) 1st Earl of. title of (Robert) Harley

ox•ford

(ˈɒks fərd)

n.
1. a low shoe laced over the instep.
2. Also called ox′ford cloth`. a cotton or synthetic fabric constructed in plain or basket weave and having a lustrous finish and soft hand, used for shirts, blouses, and sportswear.
[1900–05; after Oxford, England]

Ox•ford

(ˈɒks fərd)

n.
1. a city in S Oxfordshire, in S England, NW of London: university, founded in 12th century. 132,000.
3. Also called Ox′ford Down′. one of an English breed of large sheep.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oxford - a city in southern England to the northwest of LondonOxford - a city in southern England to the northwest of London; site of Oxford University
Oxford University, Oxford - a university in England
England - a division of the United Kingdom
Oxonian - a native or resident of Oxford
2.Oxford - a university town in northern Mississippi; home of William Faulkner
Empire State of the South, Georgia, Peach State, GA - a state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
3.oxford - a university in EnglandOxford - a university in England    
Oxford - a city in southern England to the northwest of London; site of Oxford University
4.oxford - a low shoe laced over the instep
saddle oxford, saddle shoe - an oxford with a saddle of contrasting color
shoe - footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
Translations
Oxford
オックスフォード
Oxford

oxford

[ˈɒksfəd] N (US) → zapato m (de tacón bajo)

Oxford

nOxford nt; my brother is at Oxfordmein Bruder studiert in Oxford

Oxford

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Oxford bags
plsehr weite Hosen pl
Oxford blue
n Mitglied eines Oxforder Studentensportklubs, das für die Universität angetreten ist
Oxford English
nOxford-Englisch nt
Oxford shoe
ngeschnürter Halbschuh
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