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red·brick

 (rĕd′brĭk′)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being the British universities other than Oxford and Cambridge.

[So called because many of the buildings of such universities were built of red bricks.]

redbrick

(ˈrɛdˌbrɪk)
n
(Education) (modifier) denoting, relating to, or characteristic of a provincial British university of relatively recent foundation, esp as distinguished from Oxford and Cambridge
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Adj.1.redbrick - of or relating to British universities founded in the late 19th century or the 20th century
university - establishment where a seat of higher learning is housed, including administrative and living quarters as well as facilities for research and teaching
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
modern - belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages; "modern art"; "modern furniture"; "modern history"; "totem poles are modern rather than prehistoric"
Translations

redbrick

[ˈredbrɪk] ADJ [university] construido en el siglo XIX y fuera de Londres; [building] → de ladrillo
REDBRICK UNIVERSITY
El término redbrick university se aplica a las universidades británicas construidas en los grandes centros urbanos industriales como Birmingham, Liverpool o Manchester a finales del siglo XIX o principios del XX. Deben su nombre a que sus edificios son normalmente de ladrillo, a diferencia de las universidades tradicionales de Oxford y Cambridge, cuyos edificios suelen ser de piedra.
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Malcolm Adkins, conservation officer for the Redbrick Residents' Group, agreed it was an idea worth investigating and said there was a general feeling among local people that something should be done.
They were evacuated before a controlled explosion at his redbrick terraced house.
Built in the 1960s, the Muirhead Tower at Birmingham University sticks out like a sore thumb at the redbrick institution's Edg-baston campus.
Based in Redbrick Mill, it is open every day, including Sunday, with treatment prices ranging from pounds 15 to pounds 60.
Quick trapping is the name of the game in the two-bend contest at 8.35, where Redbrick Droopy looks perfectly positioned on the fence for a bold showing.
The redbrick and terracotta building, most recently used as the Que Club, has spent much of the last six years wrapped in scaffolding and advertising banners while various development schemes have faltered due to strict preservation order.
The British Lion is an olderstyle, two-storey, redbrick property located within a residential area between the A184 Felling Bypass and the B1426 Sunderland Road.
There is a spacious south-facing concreted yard with low redbrick planted borders and two small sheds - one made from wood and the other metal.
Management at the 18th century redbrick house put the secret of their success down to a garden restoration package, property improvements, a staff of volunteers - and a ghost.
However, best bet on the card could be Kim Billingham's Redbrick Droopy, who looks to have everything going for him in the 258m sprint at 8.35.
One of Kirklees' most prolific businessmen is best known for transforming a former derelict mill complex in Batley into Redbrick Mill.