Oxford - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɑːksfərd|  American pronunciation of the word oxford
Brit.  |ˈɒksfəd|  British pronunciation of the word oxford


- a city in southern England to the northwest of London; site of Oxford University
- a university town in northern Mississippi; home of William Faulkner
- a university in England
- a low shoe laced over the instep

Extra examples

...an Oxford don who was long on erudition but a little short on everyday nous...

...an Oxford don who's definitely a pernickety old chap...

...while American university debates tend to be sedate affairs, their counterparts in Oxford are wholeheartedly rumbustious...

He was a bright, brisk lad, fresh from Oxford.

Oxford Circus

There are only two old colours in the new Oxford team.

He has come down from Oxford with a history degree .

He went up to Oxford.

I came back from Oxford in ten days.

The Cherwell joins the Thames just below Oxford.

Oxford junior encyclopaedia

It was a pity he mured himself up in his college at Oxford.

It is eleven miles from Oxford to Witney.

We decided to break our journey in Oxford.

I bumped into her quite by chance in Oxford Street.

Word forms

singular: oxford
plural: oxfords
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