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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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The five animals - supplied by the inner city Mudchute Park & Farm and made up of Oxford Down and Norfolk Horn breeds - have been set to work in a fenced-off area known as the Tumulus, the last resting place of Queen Boadicea, according to legend.
Roberts highlighted her institution's Oxford Down Syndrome Cohort Study and offered an update to a 2013 report (Blood.
WHEN Royal Welsh judge Martin Johnson tapped out Lesley Parry's ewe lamb as the Oxford Down champion last week, she burst into tears.
It would take an improbable set of results to send Oxford down but their fate will remain undecided if they lose to Rochdale and Oldham beat Doncaster.
Other entries are Border Leicester with 81, North Country Cheviot with 56, Blue Texels with 40, Berrichon with 37, Dutch Texels with 21, Hampshire Downs with 18, Poll Dorset with 11, Vendeen with 10, Roussin with 6 and Oxford Down with 5."
A total of 16 breeds plus crosses will be represented, the numbers being: 1844 Texel, 1333 Suffolk, 700 Bluefaced Leicester, 343 Charollais, 194 Beltex, 176 Lleyn, 83 Border Leicester, 66 North Country Cheviot and 162 pedigree sheep from the Berrichon, Blue Texel, Dutch Texel, Hampshire Down, Oxford Down, Poll Dorset, Roussin, South Down and Vendeen varieties.
The Oxford Down Sheep Breeders Association were among the exhibitors at the successful Royal Welsh Spring <B Festival at the weekend
OXFORD DOWN: Ch - CJ Watson, Kettering; R - OT Jones, Ysgubor Gylched, Llangefni.
"We test 14 locations from Clara Barton Road in Oxford down the river every month," he says.
By chomping several tons of grass each year, the Oxford Down ram, who is 5ft tall and almost 6ft long,has hit the scales at his record weight.
Oxford Down: Mr GC Watson and Mrs C J Grain, Kettering, Northants.
Angry doctors began screaming about not getting paid, regulators threatened to close Oxford down, and litigation lawyers circled overhead.

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